raster graphics

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raster graphics

[′ras·tər ¦graf·iks]
(computer science)
A computer graphics coding technique which codes each picture element of the picture area in digital form. Also known as bit-mapped graphics.

raster graphics

(graphics)
Computer graphics in which an image is composed of an array of pixels arranged in rows and columns.

Opposite: vector graphics.
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