pixel shim

pixel shim
   A very small (as small as one pixel wide and one pixel high) transparent GIF that a Web page designers use to adjust placement of text and images. Betweenthewordsofthissentencearepixelshims,eachonepixelhigh,andprogressivelyfromonepixelwideto23pixelswide.

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