[pleys-muh n] /ˈpleɪs mən/
noun, plural placemen. British.
a person appointed to a position, especially one in the government, as a reward for political support of an elected official.
noun (pl) -men
(Brit, derogatory) a person who holds a public office, esp for private profit and as a reward for political support
[pleys-muh nt] /ˈpleɪs mənt/ noun 1. the act of placing. 2. the state of being placed. 3. the act of an employment office or employer in filling a position. 4. location; arrangement: the placement of furniture. 5. Football. 6. (in tennis, badminton, handball, etc.) a winning shot in which the ball or shuttlecock is so […]
[pik-suh-leyt] /ˈpɪk səˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), pixelated, pixelating. 1. 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. 2. to blur (parts of a digital image) by creating unclear, pixel-like patches, […]
[pik-suh l, -sel] /ˈpɪk səl, -sɛl/ noun, Computers, Television. 1. the smallest element of an image that can be individually processed in a video display system. /ˈpɪksəl/ noun 1. any of a number of very small picture elements that make up a picture, as on a visual display unit n. 1969, coined to describe the […]
[piks] /pɪks/ noun 1. . [piks] /pɪks/ noun, plural pix for 2. 1. a plural of 1 . 2. 2 . [pik] /pɪk/ noun, plural pix [piks] /pɪks/ (Show IPA), pics. Slang. 1. a movie. 2. a photograph. [peek] /pik/ noun, Piquet. 1. the scoring of 30 points in the declaration of hands and in […]