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bit·map

or bit map  (bĭt′măp′)
n. Computers
A set of bits that represents a graphic image, with each bit or group of bits corresponding to a pixel in the image.

bitmap

(ˈbɪtˌmæp)
n
(Computer Science) a picture created on a visual display unit where each pixel corresponds to one or more bits in memory, the number of bits per pixel determining the number of available colours
vb, -maps, -mapping or -mapped
(Computer Science) (tr) to create a bitmap of

bit·map

(bĭt′măp′)
Computer Science
A set of bits that represents a graphic image, with each bit or group of bits corresponding to a pixel in the image.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bitmap - an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixelsbitmap - an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
ikon, picture, icon, image - a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; "they showed us the pictures of their wedding"; "a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them"
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A bitmap or pixel based graphic is made up of small "bits" of color information for the picture.
Each bitmap file contains a bitmap-file header, a bitmap-information header, a color table, and an array of bytes that defines the bitmap bits.
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The LightWave 3D rendered bitmap of the camera that is used in the effect has 3 different key levels, one for the black background, one for the camera body, and one for the camera lens.
As an analogy, you can think of a television picture being a bitmap that is scanned to give the image.
With a new interface, additional filters, tiles and new documentation, Corel PHOTO-PAINT 5 PLUS delivers the best value in the bitmap editing and photo retouching market.
As an added feature to provide visual interest, AnzioWin has been enhanced to let the user select a 256-color bitmap as a window background.
Available as an SDK (Software Developers' Kit), Font Fusion renders a wide variety of industry-standard and compact font formats: OpenType, TrueType, Type 1, CFF/Type2, T2K[R] Latin, T2K Asian, TrueDoc[R] PFR (portable font resource), Bitstream Speedo[R], Font Fusion stroke (FFS), BDF (bitmap distribution format) format, as well as embedded bitmaps.
The Print Pack is compatible with all Macintosh font formats -- bitmap, TrueType and Adobe's Type 1 -- and Macintosh graphics formats -- bitmap, PICT and TIFF.