Definitions for "Bitmapped Graphics"
(n.) Those graphics that associate color with bits per pixel. Historically, bitmapping is the process of associating each pixel on a screen with one or more bits in memory.
An image that uses a bitmap format: an array or matrix of pixels. Often, bitmapped graphics are black and white images.
the representation of a digital image as a matrix of picture elements (pixels). All images acquired by digital cameras and camcorders, scanners and screen capture programs are bitmapped images. Also known as "raster graphics," images created in paint programs are also bitmapped images. There are many bitmapped formats, including JPEG, EPS and TIFF. Bitmapped graphics and vector graphics are the two fundamental structures for digital images.