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pixel peep

slang To very carefully inspect, scrutinize, and correct the resolution, clarity, and quality of digital images or photographs. When I started getting into digital photography, I'll admit that I that I focused a bit too much on pixel peeping for a while. Later on though, I became less obsessive over technical quality and learned to appreciate well-composed photographs.
See also: peep, pixel

peep out

1. To glance quickly out from behind cover of some kind. The toddler peeped out from behind her parents' legs, then hid behind them again just as quickly. The rabbit peeped out of the burrow after it smelled the food I'd placed nearby.
2. To become partially or temporarily visible from behind cover of some kind. The sun has been peeping out of the clouds all day, but never for long enough to get warm. I could see my daughter's elbow peeping out from behind the curtains while we were playing hide and seek, but I pretended that I hadn't seen her.
See also: out, peep

peep at (someone or something)

To get a quick, cursory, often sneaky or surreptitious look at someone or something. I peeped at the boss's computer, and it looks like there's a round of layoffs on the way. Campus guards caught him trying to peep at the women getting changed in their locker rooms.
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peep in(to something)

To peer, glimpse, or glance in(to something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. The secretary peeped in and disappeared just as quickly when she realized people were in the room. He peeped into the box and saw that his wife had gotten him a new watch for Christmas.
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peep over (something)

1. To glance or peer shyly, quickly, or inconspicuously over the top of something. We peeped over the fence when we heard the neighbors start fighting. I caught the child peeping over the top of the sofa to see what was going on.
2. To be revealed partially above the top of something. All I could see was the man's head peeping over the top of the wall. Your underpants are peeping over the top of your jeans, Tom.
See also: over, peep

peep through

1. To peer, glimpse, or glance through (something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. I peeped through the curtains to see if the man was still lurking outside our house. I looked over at the door and could see a small child peeping through at me.
2. To be revealed partially through or from behind something. I went the whole day without realizing that my bra was peeping through my dress. I tried to cover up the graffiti with black paint, but there was still a bit of color peeping through.
See also: peep, through

peep under (something)

1. To peer, glimpse, or glance under (something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. I peeped under the rug to see if my toddler had hidden anything there. Sarah was peeping under the curtains trying to find our cat.
2. To be revealed partially from underneath something. I hate the way my shirt peeps under my jacket like that! I tried to cover up the graffiti with black paint, but there was still a bit of color peeping under it.
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peep underneath (something)

1. To peer, glimpse, or glance under (something) quickly, shyly, or inconspicuously. I peeped underneath the rug to see if my toddler had hidden anything there. Sarah was peeping underneath the curtains trying to find our cat.
2. To be revealed partially from underneath something. I hate the way my shirt peeps underneath my jacket like that! I tried to cover up the graffiti with black paint, but there was still a bit of color peeping underneath it.
See also: peep, underneath

peep out (of something) (at someone or something)

to sneak a glimpse of someone or something out of something, as through a hole. A little mouse peeped out of its hole at the bright lights in the room. Johnny, hiding in the closet, peeped out at the guests through the partly opened door.
See also: out, peep

peep through something

to take a quick glance through something, such as a hole, telescope, etc. Sam peeped through the keyhole and saw that the room was dark. Peep through the telescope and have a look at the moon!
See also: peep, through

peep out

v.
1. To become partially visible behind a cover or obstacle: The moon peeped out from behind the clouds.
2. To give a quick look from behind a cover or obstacle: The child peeped out at us from behind the door.
See also: out, peep
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The Delights line consists of individual Peeps. Instead of an attached-at-the-hip cluster, each individual higher-end, lower-volume Peep needed to be placed in its own nesting divot within a thermoformed tray, creating 1x3 product that is then flow-wrapped into a printed film pack.
4 Precision Peeps feature an internal post to help archers align their sight pin with the center of the peep aperture.
It was mainly Rodda's jelly-bean business he wanted; the Peeps just came with the deal.
The "Peep Show" was created to feature small ceramic pieces created by students and artists in the Skutt booth at the annual National Art Education Association (NAEA) and National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) conventions.
One of my go-to peep sights is the Meta Aluminum Peep Sight ($10) from G5 Outdoors.
Just Born, the maker of Peeps, is a privately owned company founded in 1923 and headquartered in Bethlehem, PA.
By 1967 they had become Martin Cure and the Peeps and released one last single I Can Make the Rain Fall Up.
You can buy Peeps T-shirts, join a Peeps fan club and catch up with the Peep Fun Bus as it rolls from city to city this spring on a fund-raising tour for Easter Seals.
While Peeps have a seasonal connotation, he adds, "We talk about an 'everyday marshmallow product;' it could be another consideration for us."
Of course, it also has to be the right time of year: Peepers peep mostly when they're ready to breed.
The sex shops in the Times Square area that have live peep shows also sell a variety of sex items such as magazines and toys.
Some otherwise excellent peeps have holes too small for low-light hunting.
These versatile peeps also allow the use of glass lenses.
The Nabisco-owned brand officially (https://www.walmart.com/ip/OREO-COOKIES-PEEPS-1X10-700-OZ/113686818?u1=POFOODPeepsOreosMM&oid=233310.1&wmlspartner=93xLBvPhAeE&sourceid=09543256342207818002&affillinktype=10&veh=aff) released its newest limited edition cookies Wednesday featuring none other than Easter treat favorite, Peeps.
They arrive in tiny armies this time of year: Squishy, sugary Peeps candies.