low-resolution low-resolution

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of computer output devices; producing images that are not sharply defined

Usage(s):

  1. Color Pixter, sort of a cross between a Game Boy and a low-resolution PDA, hit the toy scene a few years back.
  2. If you have been saving up for plasma, don't be sucked in by ads for low-resolution models.
  3. Its low-resolution graphics make it difficult to read, and much of the news and feature information is way out of date.

News

  • What the Internet Wants to Know About GIFs

    Everybody put on your low-resolution, heavily watermarked party hats, because June 15 marks the 26th anniversary of the GIF ! Image courtesy of reactiongifs.com To celebrate this grand occasion, we've gathered the top 10 GIF searches from the past 30 days on Yahoo , with the hope that the list will reveal something about Internet culture and the psychology of web users around the globe. Also, we ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. "CD quality is very low-resolution, just a step above MP3s," says Young. "That was a crime, to make that a standard for so many years."
    on May 20, 2008 By: Neil Young Source: Rolling Stone

  2. "We're lucky enough to see it as a point of light, but to disperse that light and to obtain even a low-resolution spectrum seems beyond the capabilities that we have today," Kalas says.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Paul Kalas Source: Scientific American

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