the second part of the oral phase of psychosexual development, approximately 8 to18 months of age, during which a child has the urge to bite or chew objects.
noun (in driving) the point at which the plates of the clutch connect as the clutch pedal is released a point at which success is achieved
nipping; smarting; keen: biting cold; a biting sensation on the tongue. cutting; sarcastic: a biting remark. Historical Examples The Corner House Girls Grace Brooks Hill Meadow Grass Alice Brown The Deerslayer James Fenimore Cooper The Players Everett B. Cole Laramie Holds the Range Frank H. Spearman Shadow, the Mysterious Detective Police Captain Howard From the […]
bitmap display hardware A computer output device where each pixel displayed on the monitor screen corresponds directly to one or more bits in the computer’s video memory. Such a display can be updated extremely rapidly since changing a pixel involves only a single processor write to memory compared with a terminal or VDU connected via […]
noun (computing) a font format in which letters and symbols are stored as a pattern of dots Compare outline font text A font where each character is stored as an array of pixels (a bitmap). Such fonts are not easily scalable, in contrast to vectored fonts (like those used in PostScript). [Examples?] (1995-02-16)