What does aliasing mean?

aliasing meaning in Law Dictionary

if the analg to digital transformation is simply too slow and results in information distortion. It could be an audio flutter or movie which includes jagged edges. A filter or super sampling can possibly prevent this.

aliasing meaning in Business Dictionary

Distortion caused in analog-to-digital transformation by a too low-rate of data sampling. For sound signals, it often results in flutter (quick improvement in the signal) and, for movie indicators, in stairsteps-like jagged edges (called 'jaggies') that show up on an image of curved or slanted outlines. Treated or subdued by antialiasing methods particularly filtering or super-sampling.

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