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bitmap font

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(computing) a font format in which letters and symbols are stored as a pattern of dots Compare outline font
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A font where each character is stored as an array of pixels (a bitmap). Such fonts are not easily scalable, in contrast to vectored fonts (like those used in PostScript).
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(1995-02-16)
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