[pik-suh-ley-tid] /ˈpɪk səˌleɪ tɪd/
slightly eccentric or mentally disordered.
amusingly whimsical, prankish, silly, or the like.
[pik-suh-leyt] /ˈpɪk səˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), pixelated, pixelating.
in computer graphics and digital photography, to cause (an image) to break up into pixels, as by overenlarging the image:
When enlarging a photograph, first increase the resolution to avoid pixelating it.
to blur (parts of a digital image) by creating unclear, pixel-like patches, for purposes of censorship or to maintain the anonymity of the subject:
Police have asked the media to pixelate the faces of the men who were taken into custody.
verb (used without object), pixelated, pixelating.
(of a computer graphic or other digital image) to break up into visible pixels:
We tried to watch the old, scratched DVD, but the image pixelated before our eyes.
adjective (mainly US)
eccentric or whimsical
to blur (a video image) by overlaying it with a grid of squares, usually to disguise the identity of a person
“mildly insane, bewildered, tipsy,” 1848, pix-e-lated, from pixie + -lated, as in elated, etc., perhaps influenced by or a variant of pixie-led. A New England dialect word popularized 1936 by its use in movie “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.”
[fr enchantment by pixies; revived and popularized by the 1936 movie Mr. Deeds Goes to Town]
(Contraction of “pixel map”). A 3 dimensional array of bits corresponding to a 2 dimensional array of pixels. It is used, for example, in the X Window System to describe a memory region where graphics can be drawn without affecting the screen. Typically this is used for the efficient handling of expose events, icon images […]
[pik-see] /ˈpɪk si/ noun, plural pixies, adjective 1. .
[Sephardic Hebrew pee-yoot; Ashkenazic Hebrew pee-yoo t] /Sephardic Hebrew piˈyut; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈpi yʊt/ noun, plural Piyyutim [Sephardic Hebrew pee-yoo-teem; Ashkenazic Hebrew pi-yoo-tim] /Sephardic Hebrew pi yuˈtim; Ashkenazic Hebrew pɪˈyu tɪm/ (Show IPA). Judaism. 1. a liturgical poem included in the services on holidays and special Sabbaths in addition to the established prayers.
[pee-zeyn] /ˈpi zeɪn/ noun, Armor. 1. a mail collar of the 14th century, worn with a hauberk.