bitmap

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noun bit·map \ˈbit-ˌmap\

Definition of bitmap

  1. 1 :  an array of binary data representing a bitmapped image or display; also :  a file containing such data

  2. 2 :  a bitmapped image or display

1980

First Known Use of bitmap

1980


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bitmap

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noun bit·map \ˈbit-ˌmap\

Definition of bitmap for English Language Learners

  • computers : an image which is stored as an arrangement of bits that represent each of the small dots that form the image

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