The reproducion of greyscale images using dots of a single shade but varying size to simulate the different shades of grey.Laser printers that cannot print different sized dots, halftones are produced by varying the numbers of dots in a given area. This process is also used to produce a black and white version of a colour original using shades of grey in place of colours. See also device independent bitmap.
Last updated: 1996-09-20
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