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computer graphics

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)

1. The set of technologies used to create art with computers.

2. Art or designs created using such technologies.

computer graphics

n

(Computer Science) (functioning as singular) the use of a computer to produce and manipulate pictorial images on a video screen, as in animation techniques or the production of audiovisual aids

comput′er graph′ics

n. (used with a sing. v.)

pictorial computer output produced, through the use of software, on a display screen, plotter, or printer.

[1970–75]

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Noun 1. computer graphics - the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computercomputer graphics – the pictorial representation and manipulation of data by a computer

clip art – ready-made pieces of computerized graphic art that can be used to decorate a document
frame buffer – (computer science) a buffer that stores the contents of an image pixel by pixel
graphics – the drawings and photographs in the layout of a book
antialiasing – (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smoother

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