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Definition of pixel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pixel

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɪksl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksl//
 
(computing)
 
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any of the small individual areas on a computer screen, which together form the whole display Word Origin 1960s: abbreviation of picture element.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pixel