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pseudo- +‎ graphics

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pseudographics (uncountable)

  1. (computing) An approximation of graphics achieved through the use of text characters.
    Synonym: semigraphics
    • 1991, Marvin D. Dunnette, Leaetta M. Hough, Harry Charalambos Triandis, Handbook of industrial and organizational psychology: Volume 2:
      Pseudographics is an inexpensive way to convey simple graphical information and should probably be used more widely in batch applications.