A pioneering graphics program and framebuffer computer system developed by Richard Shoup at Xerox PARC. Design started in 1972 and the system produced its first stable image in April 1973. SuperPaint was one of the first computers used for creative work, video editing and animation, all which would become major sections within the entertainment industry and major components of industrial design.
SuperPaint had a graphical user interface and could capture images from video input or combine them with digital data. SuperPaint was the first program with features such as changing hue, saturation and value, a colour palette, custom polygons and lines, virtual paintbrushes and pencils, auto-filling of images and anti-aliasing.
Richard Shoup’s web site (http://www.rgshoup.com/prof/SuperPaint/).
[soo-per-par-uh-sahyt] /ˌsu pərˈpær əˌsaɪt/ noun, Biology. 1. hyperparasite.
/ˈsuːpərˌpɑːtɪkəl/ noun 1. (physics) (in supersymmetry theory) a theoretical particle that is a partner to an observed particle, having the same mass but a different spin
- Super pascal
language A Pascal variant used in the reference below. Super Pascal adds non-numeric labels, a return statement and expressions as names of types. [“Data Structures and Algorithms”, A. Aho, Hopcroft & Ullman, A-W 1983] (2004-08-25)
[soo-per-pey-tree-uh t, soo-per-pey-; especially British, soo-per-pa-tree-uh t, soo-per-pa-] /ˌsu pərˈpeɪ tri ət, ˈsu pərˌpeɪ-; especially British, ˌsu pərˈpæ tri ət, ˈsu pərˌpæ-/ noun 1. a person who is patriotic to an extreme.