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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Atmospheric electricity (lasting 10 msec) appearing as globular flashes of red (pink to blood-red) light rising to heights of 60 miles (sometimes seen together with elves).

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  • This amazing video remixes the sprites from the 8-bit SNES Mario game as a physics tutorial on wave action.
  • The backgrounds are high-res but the sprites are the same lower resolution as the other
  • One way of having fewer images is the use of so-called sprites, where several images are stored in one.
  • Hundreds and later thousands of small graphics called sprites were the building blocks for all things visual in a game. for more
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