bit-mapped font

bit-mapped font

[¦bit ‚mapt ′fänt]
(computer science)
A font that is specified by a complete set of dot patterns for each character and symbol.
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Options include an Adobe PostScript card, one scalable and three bit-mapped font cards, a paper feeder (PF-1) that accommodates 250 sheets of letter or A4-size paper, and an additional 250-sheet paper cassette.
Although Black Chancery is a bit-mapped font, it prints well on the LaserWriter.
Both languages support bit-mapped fonts to print text.
The printer's controller supports scalable fonts in addition to conventional bit-mapped fonts.
Make our eyes pop: You've spent millions of dollars to create graphical products and then you demo these products with really amateurish output--ugly bit-mapped fonts, boring examples, and layouts that look like they were created by a burned out programmer the night before the product shipped.