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A representation in which each item corresponds to one or more bits of information, especially the information used to control the display of a computer screen.
- ‘It is well matched with creating, transforming and outputting digital images of a photographic nature which share common pixels in a bitmap.’
- ‘Databases can store resources such as bitmaps, executable code, forms and more.’
- ‘This version used bitmaps for each menu screen, rather than text-based menus.’
- ‘For static items like a dialog box, bitmaps are enough.’
- ‘Most programmers eventually have to manipulate bitmaps for icons or toolbars, and most programmers don't have a good bitmap editor available.’
Represent (an item) as a bitmap:‘a bitmapped background’
- ‘The idea was to offer serious readers digitized and bitmapped versions of books from every age, allowing both access to the text as a corpus, and as a set of specially designed original pages.’
- ‘No bitmapped scans are these: our postscript images will print crisply at any size.’
- ‘As noted above, the Acronis offering takes a bitmapped image of the disk while still in Windows and then monitors subsequent write operations.’
- ‘If the design of your hard copy resume includes columns, bullets or bitmapped graphics, adapt a less complex layout for your e-mail version.’
- ‘Nevertheless, you will still need to import graphics and any images that are bitmapped.’
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