This ensaumple shaws an eemage wi a portion greatly enlairged, in that the individual pixels are rendered as smaw squares an can easily be seen.

In deegital eemagin, a pixel, pel,[1] or pictur element[2] is a pheesical pynt in a raster eemage, or the smawest addressable element in an aw pynts addressable display device; so it is the smawest controllable element o a pictur representit on the screen.


  1. Foley, J. D.; Van Dam, A. (1982). Fundamentals of Interactive Computer Graphics. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. ISBN 0201144689.
  2. Rudolf F. Graf (1999). Modern Dictionary of Electronics. Oxford: Newnes. p. 569. ISBN 0-7506-4331-5.