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Definition of the noun bitmap

What does bitmap mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bitmaps

  1. an image represented as a two dimensional array of brightness values for pixels
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of bitmap: electronic image
    • more generic words: icon / ikon / image / picture = a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface


Who is Bitmap?

Bitmap is a recording artist and producer. Barwell was brought up in Hedon, East Riding of Yorkshire and his first claim to fame was as a member of the indie band Salako. Barwell left Salako in 2002, donned the Bitmap moniker and embarked on a solo career.


Bitmap: In computing, a bitmap is a mapping from some domain to bits, that is, values which are zero or one. It is also called a bit array or bitmap index.

  • also known as Bmp

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Google previewWireless Game Development in C/C++ with BREW (2003)

by Ralph Barbagallo

A bitmap is a chunk of data that represents an image as a series of bits for each pixel (hence the name, bitmap). Bitmaps are stored in a variety of common file formats with which you are most likely familiar. These include PNG, GIF, PCX, and ...

Google previewCreating Visual Effects in Maya (2014)

Fire, Water, Debris, and Destruction by Lee Lanier

png bitmap is a slighter darker and largerversion of furskin.png, which is used as the texturecolor forthe garment surface. Click thecheckered Map buttonbeside Tip Color and browsefor furtip.png, which is a slightly brighter, less ...

Google previewPractical Visual C++ 6 (1999)

by Jonathan Bates, Timothy Tompkins

For details about editing toolbar resources, see page 329 Creating and Editing Icon Resources Visually, distinguishing between icons and bitmaps is hard, but there are some important differentiating characteristics. A bitmap is an array of data ...

Google previewLISP-STAT (2009)

An Object-Oriented Environment for Statistical Computing and Dynamic Graphics by Luke Tierney

The first bitmap is the cursor image; the second is the cursor mask. Each one in the image is drawn in a foreground color, usually black, and each zero is drawn in a background color, usually white, provided the corresponding elements have ...

Google previewMathematics and Physics for Programmers, Second Edition (2011)

by Kodicek, Flynt

A bitmap is an array ofvalues identifying the position andcolor of each pixel (short for pictureelement) inapicture. Abitmap specifies the colorand position of each pixeltoa particular degree of precision. Inmany cases,because the complexity of ...

Google preview3D Game Textures (2016)

Create Professional Game Art Using Photoshop by Luke Ahearn

Though a bitmap is a type of image, a bitmapped image can be one of many different formats . Game developers deal almost exclusively with bitmapped images and the options associated with them ...

Google previewDictionary of Computing (101-)

Updated with the latest technologies by Handz Valentín

Bitmap (.bmp). A patentfree digital image file format. A bitmap image consists of pixels in a grid. Each pixel is a specific color; the colors within the color palette are governed by the specific bitmap format. Common formats include monochrome ...

Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

html Pcl 4 bitmap font (Intellifont) From Whatis−Extensions http://www.−Dictionary/html/index.html Pcl 4 bitmap font (LandScape) From ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Information Technology (2007)

by Atlantic

BMP - Bitmap Picture 51...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design (2006)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Bitmap images can easily be coloured to create dramatic graphic statements, as the example shown here demonstrates. Bitmap colouration (of the background or the object) can be altered without the use of an image-manipulation program.

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Typography (2010)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

Bitmap/Bitmapped. fonts. 40. A letter constructed of a fixed number of pixels (or dots). The more frequent and finer the dots are, the sharper and more detailed the resulting character will be. Digital fonts used to be drawn at prescribed sizes, but ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, Second Edition (2008)

by Wang, John

To speed up these queries, many optimization structures were proposed that can be divided into two main categories: redundant structures like materialized views, advanced indexing schemes (bitmap, bitmap join indexes, etc.) (Sanjay ...


Bitmap graphics file C program file Ifactor graphics (CorelDraw) Java bytocodc filc Command ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Library and Information Science (2000)

by Stella Keenan, Colin Johnston

Bitmap P- method of producing highresolution computer pictures in which every pixel is described by a binary digit. Bitmap display P-screen on which each displayed pixel corresponds to one or more bits in the computer's video memory.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1992)

Volume 51 - Supplement 14: Automation of Library and Information Services in China: II. Taiwan to Thesaurus Management Software by Allen Kent

Bitmap Fonts Representing letterforms as bitmaps is the most straightforward method. Character-generating read-only memory (ROMs), which store bitmaps of low-resolution characters, have formed the basis of visual display units (VDUs) for ...

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Scrabble value of B3I1T1M3A1P3

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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