bitmap

noun bit·map \ ˈbit-ˌmap \

Definition of bitmap

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

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First Known Use of bitmap

1980


BITMAP Defined for English Language Learners

bitmap

noun

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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