[meg-uh-pik-suh l, -sel]
- a unit equal to one million pixels, used to measure the resolution of a digital image: My camera has a resolution of 12 megapixels.
Origin of megapixel
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- computing one million pixels: a term used to describe the degree of resolution supplied by digital cameras, scanners, etc
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Word Origin and History for megapixel
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