Bitmap Definition

bĭtmăp
bitmaps
noun
A set of bits that represents a graphic image, with each bit or group of bits corresponding to a pixel in the image.
American Heritage
A representation of a graphic image, as a letter or number, as a sequence of bits that generates a corresponding pattern of pixels on a video screen.
Webster's New World

(computing) A series of bits that represents a rasterized graphic image, each pixel being represented as a group of bits.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • electronic image
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A set of bits that represents a graphic image. Each bit or group of bits corresponds to a pixel in the image. Optical scanners and fax machines convert text or pictures into bitmaps.
American Heritage Science
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Other Word Forms of Bitmap

Noun

Singular:
bitmap
Plural:
bitmaps

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