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Blit is sometimes a misspelling of belt.
Definition of the noun Blit
What does Blit mean as a name of something?
- [computing] A logical operation in which a block of data is rapidly moved or copied in memory, most commonly used to animate two-dimensional graphics.
Definition of the verb Blit
What does Blit mean as a doing word?
- [computing, transitive] To transfer by a blit operation.
"BLIT" is a short science-fiction story written by author David Langford. It features a setting where highly dangerous types of images called "basilisks" have been discovered; these images contain patterns within them that exploit flaws in the structure of the human mind to produce a lethal reaction, effectively "crashing" the mind like a typical computer.
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Blit: In computing, the Blit was a programmable bitmap graphics terminal designed by Rob Pike and Bart Locanthi Jr. of Bell Labs in 1982.
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Programming C# 5.0 (2012)
Building Windows 8, Web, and Desktop Applications for the .NET 4.5 Framework by Ian Griffiths
(The term blit means simple copying of data. The name comes from shortening “ block transfer” to “blt” and then adding a letter to make it pronounceable; presumably “blot” was thought to sound silly.) For example, the CLR uses the computer's ...
The New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)
by Eric S. Raymond
blit o blivet 75 Old-time hackers sometimes get nostalgic for blinkenlights because they were so much more fun to look at than a blank panel. Sadly, very few computers still have them (the three LEDs on a PC keyboard certainly don't count).
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
Clitoris (blit/-or-z's) [Men-0mg, clitoris]. The homologue in the female of the penis, attached by two crura or branches to the ischio-pubic rami, which meet in front of the pubic joint to form the body, or corpus. The so-called “ gland” is such only in ...
by Roy Latham
bitblt \bit blit\ |alt. bit-blt]n.: Bit Block Transfer; movementor copying of a bit-mapped image to a new location through the use of simple logical operations at the source or destination, or both.
blit block image transfer, the rapid copying of a portion of an image (or, sometimes, any type of memory contents) from one place to another. Compare BITBLT. blittable capable of being copied ...
One Main Object of Which, Is, to Establish a Plain and Permanent Standard Pronunciation. : To which is Prefixed a Rhetorical Grammar by Thomas Sheridan
BLIGHT, blit. s. Mildew; any thing nipping, or blasting.
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The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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