The appearance of pixels as individually discernible boxes. The result of enlarging a bitmap image such as a digital photograph beyond its optimal range for its image size. The higher the resolution of the image, the higher the magnification before pixelization becomes noticeable.
when the pixels that make up an image get exaggerated or enlarged. Makes the image look "chunky" or "jagged," and is often the result of compression artifacts.
A term used to describe the stair-stepped appearance of curved or angled lines in digital images. Also referred to as jaggies.