Definitions for "Raster graphics"
Keywords:  bitmap, pixel, graphic, dots, jpeg
A process in which graphics are formed by an array of pixels arranged in rows and columns.
Raster-based graphics have become a standard technology and are popularly known by their GIF and JPEG formats. Raster graphics use pixel-by-pixel definitions as opposed to vector graphics which use computer algorithms to describe shapes, lines, animation, etc. (see GIF & JPG)