antialiasing

[ an-tee-ey-lee-uh-sing, an-tahy‐ ]
/ ˌæn tiˈeɪ li ə sɪŋ, ˌæn taɪ‐ /

noun

a technique for smoothing out jagged lines in graphical computer output.
Compare aliasing.

Origin of antialiasing

1990–95
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Scientific definitions for anti-aliasing

antialiasing
[ ăn′tē-ālē-ə-sĭng, ăn′tī- ]

In computer graphics, a software process for removing or reducing the jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so that the lines appear smooth or smoother.
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