Glossary for Geospatial Science

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aliasing:† (referring to a graphic display of lines) A line that is drawn digitally, cell by cell, with fixed, uniform color and intensity is said to be aliased.† The cells are easily resolved by the observerís eye so the line is seen to have a jagged, stair-step appearance.† (See also: anti-aliasing.)