Definition of pixelate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    pixelate

     verb
    (also pixellate)verb
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪksəleɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksəleɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they pixelate
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪksəleɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksəleɪt//
     
    he / she / it pixelates
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪksəleɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksəleɪts//
     
    past simple pixelated
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪksəleɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksəleɪtɪd//
     
    past participle pixelated
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪksəleɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksəleɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form pixelating
    BrE BrE//ˈpɪksəleɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪksəleɪtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1pixelate something to divide an image into pixels
  2. 2pixelate something to show an image on television as a small number of large pixels, especially in order to hide somebody’s identity
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pixelate