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jaggies

(graphics)
/jag'eez/ (Or "staircase") The "staircase" effect observable when an edge (especially a linear edge of very shallow or steep slope) is rendered on a bitmap display (as opposed to a vector display). The effect is even more pronounced when a bitmap image or text in a bitmap font is enlarged. Outline fonts and anti-aliasing are two techniques used to solve this problem with text.
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You can rotate titles and shapes, apply gradient shading, set transparency, and perform anti-aliasing to eliminate the jaggies.
Jaggies show on curves and diagonals on the screen, but the big gain comes when you print your graphics with higher resolution.
This process eliminates jaggies, feathering, and other degrading effects from other deinterlacers.
However, Martin Charlesworth levelled for the Jaggies in 54 minutes and Charlie Brown made it 2-1 on the hour.