tracing

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a function of a graphics program that takes a bit-map image, processes it to find the edges of the shapes and converts these into a vector line image that can be more easily manipulated

Computing

  • noun a function of a graphics program that takes a bitmap image and processes it to find the edges of the shapes and so convert these into a vector line image that can be more easily manipulated

Information & Library Science

  • noun a list of the headings an entry appears under in a catalogue
  • noun a list of the references made to an entry from other entries in a catalogue
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