character outline

character outline

[′kar·ik·tər ′au̇t‚līn]
(computer science)
The graphic pattern formed by the stroke edges of a printed or handwritten character in character recognition.
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Laura says as soon as she saw the character outline for Candy, she recognised quite a few similarities between them.
Despite a case of opening-night stammers, Silver's defiant, angrily humorous performance fills in a sketchy character outline with some emotionally vital primary colors.
On the front end, btX uses the X font server protocol for X11 Windows, Release 6 (X11R6), with Bitstream's extensions for character outline access, anti-aliasing, and kerning.
The platform-independent CSR accepts any character outline from any font processor, along with a font identifier and character code.
Gretzky's actions are recorded with the light sensors and then used to create a basic character outline or animated "skeleton" on the computer.
This strategy guide leads you through the entire game, providing a comprehensive walk-through, detailed character outlines, complete mission and mini-games coverage, highly detailed maps and more.
Handel used musical material and character outlines from many of his earlier works and most of the strictly new material was composed for the recitatives.
Recording in a studio, alongside the other actors, Kate says she was given just two character outlines and pictures to work with.
support of TrueType, Type 1 and SPEEDO formatted outline fonts - retrieval of character outlines and bitmaps, font metrics and kerning information - compatible with X11 Release 5 - multi-byte character support ***
Video footage was taken, digitized and imported into a computer software package where character outlines or animated "skeletons" were constructed to recreate true movements and actions.