Meaning of “dpi” in the English Dictionary


"dpi" in Business English

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dpinoun [ U ]

also DPI uk us

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.

(Definition of “dpi” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)