bit-mapped

bitmap

[bit-map]
noun
a piece of text, a drawing, etc., represented, as on a computer display, by the activation of certain dots in a rectangular matrix of dots.
Also, bit map.

bitmapped, adjective
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bitmap (ˈbɪtˌmæp)
 
n
1.  a picture created on a visual display unit where each pixel corresponds to one or more bits in memory, the number of bits per pixel determining the number of available colours
 
vb , -maps, -mapping, -mapped
2.  (tr) to create a bitmap of

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bitmap
1973, in computer jargon, from bit (2) + map. Literally, a map of bits
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bitmap   (bĭt'māp')  Pronunciation Key 
Computer Science
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.
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