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Z-buffer

Z-buffer  n.— «Catmull invented texture mapping (the way to make digital surfaces “pour” over objects), the Z-buffer (an algorithm that tracks the virtual distance between pixels and a viewer, now standard in most personal...

Catmull-Rom spline

Catmull-Rom spline  n.— «Catmull invented texture mapping (the way to make digital surfaces “pour” over objects), the Z-buffer (an algorithm that tracks the virtual distance between pixels and a viewer, now standard in most...

obesogenic

obesogenic  adj.— «What is remarkable is not that people are getting fat but that anybody is managing to stay slim, when we are living in what has been termed an ‘obesogenic environment.’» —“Fat of the land plagues...

flip

flip  v.— «It’s hard for me to feel sorry for guys that are driving three Mercedes and living in million-dollar homes and worrying about six or seven pounds because they have to ‘flip,’” Lukas said. (Flipping is racetrack parlance...