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English definition of “dpi”

dpi

noun [U] ( also DPI)
 
 
IT abbreviation for dots per inch: the number of dots (= small spots) of ink a printer, etc., can produce in each line measuring one inch. An image with more dots looks clearer: a 300 dpi photo/image a 600 dpi printer/scanner The laser printer has a resolution of 600 dpi.
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