Definitions for "Bump mapping"
Keywords:  texture, simulate, rough, map, rendered
technique which allows to simulate an higher number of polygons on a given object using a specific texture. For example, with the tread in a tire you can avoid to create grooves using a bump-mapped texture.
A new 3D feature implemented into the newest video cards. This allows for advanced texture filtering to look as if you ran your finger across a texture with bump mapping, that you could feel it.
A technique used to simulate rough or bumpy textures.