bitmapped graphics

Definitions

Electronics

  • Images formed by bitmaps. common formats include JPEG, GIF, and TIFF. This contrasts with vector graphics, in which images are represented in the form of equations and graphics primitives. Also spelled bitmapped graphics. Also called bitmapped images, bit map graphics, bit images, bit map images, or raster graphics.
  • synonymbit-mapped images

Information & Library Science

  • plural noun images whose individual pixels can be controlled by changing the value of the stored bits
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