1. Relating to an image that has fine detail.
a. Of or relating to an output device that produces images that contain a large number of dots per unit of area and are therefore sharp and detailed.
b. Of or relating to a raster-based image that contains a large number of pixels per unit of area.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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