GIF

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GIF

 (gĭf, jĭf )
n. Computers
1. A raster-based format for storing files of color graphics.
2. An image or animated clip recorded in such a format.

[G(raphics) I(nterchange) F(ormat).]

GIF

(ɡɪf)
n
(Computer Science)
a. a standard compressed file format used for pictures
b. a picture held in this format
[C20: from g(raphic) i(nterchange) f(ormat)]
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It's even harder to imagine an animated CompuServe GIF from the earliest days of the World Wide Web surviving that long.
However, some files took substantially longer particularly 24 bit colour images like Compuserve GIFs. Unfortunately, the program does not convert bitmap (raster) ties to vector.