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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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So let us watch and say jaggy things, in the hope that some of them will hurt" (208).
To avoid potential classification errors due to noise and jaggy peaks in the signal, the S peak is detected if changes in the signal are above the mentioned thresholds for six successive samples after a S peak candidate.
And he never lost touch with what, deep down, all dance music fans really crave - bass to make your legs wobble, jaggy noises to to make your heart palpitate and just enough soul to hold your body together.
Jaggy has brought together in an organized and consistent manner a remarkably in-depth treatment outstanding for its coverage of neurological examination, principles of investigation, neuroimaging, neurosurgery, neurophamacology, electrodiagnosis, and MRI based neuroanatomy--as well as coverage of clinical aspects, each structure of the nervous system in turn.
He will succeed Jaggy Anand, who has elected to retire after 40 years with Bridgestone Americas and Firestone companies.
In certain parts of the image appears a sense of "moire" and at zoomed parts of the figure can jaggy easily be noticed.
And the labyrinthine alleyways are bloody with discarded bandages, every kind of ordure: The dung of horses, dogs and rats and men; and the knitted, knotted streets Are crammed with old shoes, ashes, rags, smashed crockery, bullet casings, shreds Of nameless clothes, rotten timber jaggy with bent nails, cinders, bones and half-bricks, Broken bottles; and kneaded into, trampled, or heaving, fluttering, dancing Over all of these, the tattered remnants of the news, every kind of foul advertisement, The banner headlines that proclaim an oceanic riot, mutilated politics, The seething yeast of anarchy: the very image of a pit, where a chained dwarf Savages a chained bulldog.
For instance, The Jaggy Thistle in Blackpool - "the alcoholic version of a hard wire brush up the backside" - is surely worth a visit if only to verify its "most Scottish pub in Britain" tag.
The maw of a dead possum leered jaggy and toothy from the jimson.