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noun Digital Technology.
a computer image that is held in memory as a series of colored dots in a grid, each dot represented by one or more bits.
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Also called bit-mapped graphic, raster graphic .
Compare vector graphic.

Origin of bit-mapped image

First recorded in 1985–90; bit3 + -mapped + image
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