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(n.) 1. The number of pixels per a unit of area on a monitor screen or the dots per inch (dpi) in a printed graphic. A display with a finer grid has more pixels and a higher resolution; hence it can reproduce a more detailed image. 2. The size of a window used to display video or images, such as 640 x 480 pixels or 320 x 240 pixels. 3. The bit rate and the sample rate of a digital audio file, such as 16-bit, 44.1 KHz.