pixilation

[pik-suh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being pixilated.
2.
Movies. animation of people, where performers change their positions slightly between exposures of one or two frames each, to obtain a comic effect of jerky movement when the film is projected at normal speed.

Origin:
1945–50; (in def 1) pixilate + -ion; (in def 2) pixil(ated) + (anim)ation

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pixilated or pixillated (ˈpɪksɪˌleɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  eccentric or whimsical
2.  slang drunk
 
[C20: from pixie + -lated, as in stimulated, titillated, etc]
 
pixillated or pixillated
 
adj
 
[C20: from pixie + -lated, as in stimulated, titillated, etc]
 
pixi'lation or pixillated
 
n
 
pixil'lation or pixillated
 
n

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Digital images that are grainy or show pixilation cannot be accepted for judging.
With this solution, voters can enlarge fonts onscreen without pixilation by using the zoom function.
The laser design utilizes high density gain pixilation introduced by small proton-implanted current confinement apertures.
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