- a jagged, stairstep effect on curved or diagonal lines that are reproduced in low resolution, as on a computer printout or display.
- radio television the error in a vision or sound signal arising from limitations in the system that generates or processes the signal
- Jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines in computer graphics caused by limited or diminished screen resolution. Compare antialiasing.
- Distortion in a reproduced sound wave caused by a low sampling rate during the recording of the sound signal as digital information.