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bitmap

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
bitmapbit‧map /ˈbɪtmæp/ noun [countable] technical (abbreviation BMP)  TDa computer image that is stored or printed as an arrangement of bits bitmap fontsbitmapped adjective bitmapped graphics
Examples from the Corpus
bitmapImagine scanning an image as a bitmap and then converting that to PostScript.Our second camp consists of outline fonts which can be scaled to produce a bitmap of any required size and style.Indeed, Tennis features some excellent 3D figures overlaid on to a bitmap tennis court.Lines, circles, text and bitmaps can be superimposed on your chart, and can be manipulated as objects.The program can also invoke your favourite bitmap editor as soon as a screen is captured.Print speeds were high, with particularly good bitmap and photo results.Either that, or convert all the bitmaps to the correct resolution.I mentioned earlier that graphics files are very large, and this is particularly true with bitmap images.
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