voxel etymology

English word voxel comes from English volumetric (Pertaining to measurement by volume.), English pixel

Detailed word origin of voxel

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
volumetric English (eng) Pertaining to measurement by volume.
pixel English (eng) One of the squares that make up a pixel art work or a zoomed in image in a computer.. One of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory.
voxel English (eng) (computer graphics) the three-dimensional analogue of a pixel; a volume element representing some numerical quantity, such as the colour, of a point in three-dimensional space, used in the visualisation and analysis of three-dimensional (especially scientific and medical) data.

Words with the same origin as voxel

Descendants of pixel
MP edgel mixel pixmap spaxel trixel