bit·​mapped ˈbit-ˌmapt How to pronounce bitmapped (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a digital image or display for which an array of binary data specifies the value of each pixel
bitmapped graphics

Examples of bitmapped in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Alto workstation, which was never sold to the public, had a bitmapped screen that mimicked the size and orientation of a piece of paper. Jeremy Reimer, Ars Technica, 19 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1978, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bitmapped was in 1978

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“Bitmapped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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