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Raster burn

1. (Or terminal illness) Eyestrain brought on by too many hours of looking at low-resolution, poorly tuned, or glare-ridden monitors, especially graphics monitors.
2. The “burn-in” condition your CRT tends to get if you don’t use a screen saver.
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  • Rasterization

    noun the conversion of an image into points on a grid or into bitmap format Examples Rasterization is taking an image described in a vector graphics format and converting it into a raster image (pixels or dots) for output on a video display or printer, or for storage in a bitmap file format. Word Origin […]

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