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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.
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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
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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.
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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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Each image obtained from experiment has been saved as a separate BMP file under a name "experiment" followed by the ordinal number of the experiment.
// This algorithm hides a message inside a BMP file, obtained by applying jpeg-tobmp function to the cover file.
Appraisers often need to reduce a two- or three-megabyte BMP file to a much smaller JPG format.
An image saved as a JPEG file will be approximately 10 times smaller than the same image saved as a BMP file but the processing power that is required to decode the BMP is roughly 10 times smaller than that required to work through the JPEG compression algorithms.
Although the original FPX file is larger than a TIFF or BMP file, this difference is far offset by the fact that only one file is needed instead of five to six variants of the original bitmap file.
To extract pixel values from BMP file we have followed following steps: