Definition of rasterize in English:

rasterize

(also rasterise)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Computing
  • Convert (an image stored as an outline) into pixels that can be displayed on a screen or printed:

    ‘the driver uses these commands to rasterize the page’
    • ‘Finally, these textures and pixels need to be rasterised in the final output stage of the rendering pipeline.’
    • ‘Conversely, once they are rasterized, they become part of the bitmap.’
    • ‘This means you can dynamically edit any shapes you draw and go to print at any time without rasterizing them.’
    • ‘Vector files are rasterized and composited in Map Publisher.’
    • ‘Version 5 can export movies as SWF files, offering precise control over how bitmaps are rasterized.’

Pronunciation:

rasterize

/ˈrastərʌɪz/