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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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Artistic works (the bit-map graphics and the frames generated and displayed to the user).
This requires an expensive set of equipment and resources, including a large capture memory for failed bit-map storage and an external redundancy allocation process.
The phone features a 5-line, full bit-map display and a 4-way navigation key for easy menu access.