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Definitions

General English

Computing

  • noun a miniature graphical representation of an image, used as a quick and convenient method of viewing the contents of graphics or DTP files before they are retrieved

Electronics

  • A small version of an image, page, or the like. Used, for instance, in groups which facilitate locating and selecting multiple images from a set, or to economize bandwidth by displaying the larger image only when clicked upon by a user.
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