Rasterization



noun

the conversion of an image into points on a grid or into bitmap format
Examples

Rasterization is taking an image described in a vector graphics format and converting it into a raster image (pixels or dots) for output on a video display or printer, or for storage in a bitmap file format.
Word Origin

1979

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  • Rasterize

    verb to convert an image into points on a grid, to convert an image into bitmap format

  • Rasterizing

    rasterising



  • Raster subsystem

    graphics The part of a graphics system concerned with an image after it has been transformed and scaled to screen coordinates. It includes scan conversion and display. (1995-03-22)

  • Rastling

    [ras-uh l] /ˈræs əl/ Dialect verb (used with or without object), rastled, rastling, noun 1. . [ras-uh l] /ˈræs əl/ Dialect verb (used with or without object), wrastled, wrastling, noun 1. .



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