Definition of rasterization in US English:

rasterization

(British rasterisation)

noun

Computing
  • See rasterize

    • ‘The new version added new features such as Pen tool, Duotones, import and rasterisation of Illustrator files and support for CMYK color.’
    • ‘From there, the GMA 900 in the 915G chipset handles vertex setup, texture application and pixel shading, and rasterization.’
    • ‘One common technique used to print vector-based GIS drawings is to first convert the vector data into a raster image via a technique called rasterization.’
    • ‘This is rasterization, like what a TV does, sweeping lines across a screen.’
    • ‘This accelerated just pixel processing and rasterisation.’

Pronunciation

rasterization

/ˌrastərəˈzāSHən/