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(file format, graphics)
Microsoft Windows bitmap format. Bmp files may use run-length encoding.

This is the only graphics format where compression actually enlarges the file. The format is widely used nonetheless.


(1) (BitMaP) Also known as a "bump" file, it is the native, bitmapped graphics format in Windows. A BMP can be saved in several color options: 1-, 4-, 8- and 24-bit color provide 2, 16, 256 and 16,000,000 colors respectively. BMP files use the .BMP or .DIB file extensions (DIB stands for Device-Independent Bitmap). See graphics formats. See also BPM.

(2) (Batch Message Processor) A facility for producing reports and batch updates to IMS databases.
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I have no doubt that we have selected the best technologies that fit our BMP requirements and that all engineering design packages will meet our needs," Mr Al Qassab added.
He said that since BMP signaling has a key regulatory role in maintaining the stability of different types of adult stem cell populations, the implication for future therapies might be potentially much broader than baldness - and could include skin regeneration for burn patients and skin cancer.
The BMP programs will expand and complement Bioventus' ongoing development in bone stimulation and injectable hyaluronic acid therapies," said Mark Augusti, CEO of Bioventus.
Infor was not satisfied with these explanations and "ultimately demanded that each of BMP Asia and Innovative Solutions be licensed for a 'one-time expanded use fee of $73,590.
EPA through its Urban BMP Performance Tool, a search engine offered on U.
Past studies have used surveys to determine the effects BMP and BMP-related SFI practices have on timber producers (Shaffer et al.
It was while he was a student at the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) that Clay Crapps, deputy program manager for PEO TSC-M/L, first learned about the BMP program.
1998 will go down as the success year of the city with G8, Eurovision Song Contest and the Lions convention and all superbly organised by Michael and the staff of the BMP.
Using rats and mice as models, researchers at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in Ann Arbor have now devised a gene therapy that delivers cells making both BMPs and bone itself.
According to Mullinax's three-month audit, BMP Group submitted $491,326 in unsubstantiated bills.
The NuWin BMP enables subscribers to purchase content such as movies and games on demand regardless of medium - mobile, PC or TV.
BMP project director A Jabbar A Karim said Bapco was committed to working with CLG and Technip to combine their efforts in an efficient and seamless way.