Definition of Aspect Ratio

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Aspect Ratio

The term 'Aspect Ratio ' as it applies to the area of digital television can be defined as ' Screen's width as compared to its height. For example, for 4:3, the traditional TV aspect ratio, a 32-inch TV would be 25 inches wide and 19 inches tall. A 16:9 widescreen 32-inch TV is closer to a movie screen than a traditional TV, and would be 28 inches wide and 16 inches tall'.

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