a type of digital image composed of individual pixels of various colors; also called raster graphics image , bit-map image , bitmap
A raster image may be put in many file formats such as GIF, JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PICT, and PCX.
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 […]
verb to convert an image into points on a grid, to convert an image into bitmap format
- 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)