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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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Such a process of resolution improvement is called nonsubtractive dithering (ND), as the noise is not subtracted from the signal after quantization.
This certainly can be described as dithering - at the long term cost to the future credibility of Birmingham as an aspiring international city
At the corporation, meanwhile, the dithering bosses must fear the man they really wanted to keep may soon follow his foul-mouthed friend out the door.
I suggest Dithering Darling asks himself another question: How can I justify these rewards for failure when chatting over the parliamentary dispatch box?
Ian Smith, chief executive of the Engineering Employers' Federation West Midlands, said: "It is time the dithering stopped and the Department of Transport released the funds for this project.
It is high time that the Government stopped dithering and abandoned its overcaution,'' Mr Kennedy says in his annual New Year's message.
Robertson also hit out at Tory dithering over the appointment of a food safety officer for Scotland - a plan first put forward by Labour.
3 OAmarks(TM) while running the Office Automation benchmark tests including dithering, image rotation, and text processing.
Dithering Dave Cameron is being called a hypocrite.
If Dove and Rylance are presenting ``Measure'' as the Duke's education/initiation into the ways of governing, the dithering makes a certain amount of sense.
Tim Yeo, shadow trade and industry secretary, said: ``The government must stop dithering and start deciding whether they want nuclear energy to play a significant part in providing Britain's electricity needs.
Perhaps Jack Cunningham's dithering over the ban on raw milk means that Ministers will do more listening and less nannying; especially where the solution to the problem is to make people aware of the risk but leave consumers to decide what to do," he said.