dots per inch: a measure of resolution used for printed text or images, the more dots per inch, the higher the resolution.

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Examples from the Web for dpi

Historical Examples of dpi

  • Lisett' to kit la plaine, Mo perdi bonhair mou; Zis mou sembl fontaine, Dpi mo pa mir tou.

    Bayou Folk

    Kate Chopin

  • The thumbnail illustrations should appear to scale when viewed on a monitor with 96 DPI, with a browser setting of 100%.

    Butterflies and Moths

    William S. Furneaux

British Dictionary definitions for dpi


abbreviation for

dots per inch: a measure of the resolution of a typesetting machine, computer screen, etc
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