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Halftone

An engraving used to print an illustration, such as in a book or magazine. This word is most common in publishing.
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Although several studies [5-8],[11] have used the dithering technique in low frequency PWM, high frequency PWM is mainly used because of a drawback of dithering in low frequency PWM.
It really is time for Theresa May to put a stop to the dithering, and make the right decision once and for all."
After the dithering driver drove away to another level, she began to drive off very slowly.
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies said a written answer from First Minister Carwyn Jones - which revealed the government had launched 394 consultations across all departments since May 2011 - was "symptomatic of indecision and dithering" in decision-making.
TI says the DS90UH928Q-Q1 is the only deserializer in the industry to offer automatic cable equalization, 24-bit color dithering and white balancing over an LVDS connection.
The Prime Minister has told the Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond to "stop dithering and start delivering" on a Scottish
If you are shooting unguided with a less-than-perfect polar alignment, an inadequate mount, or have some flexure between your guide scope and imaging scope, you are effectively dithering your exposures, but often in only one direction, which can lead to faint stripes in your combined image.
Well, it's obvious that dithering is in the eye - or ear- of the beholder.
IF THE Congress's dithering on Ayodhya is on account of which political path most Hindus would tread, the party can leave it to the precision with which the BJP will pave it.
Summary: Micrel Inc., (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today rolled out the MIC3203, a new Step-Down High Brightness LED (HBLED) driver controller IC with high-side current sense and PWM dithering feature for EMI control.
Their dithering over the Northern Rock was one of the main factors in bringing the bank to its knees.