Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

a black-and-white form of continuous tone imagery. Unlike bitonal images, where one two tonal values can be described, grayscale images are (typically) composed of 256 shades of gray (28 or 8-bit), varying from black at the weakest intensity to white at the strongest. High-end scanners are capable of capturing 12-bit (212) and 16-bit (216) grayscale. Grayscale images are also called monochromatic, as they only capture one channel of color.

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