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. Shading and hatching can be done in 64 patterns, and shading is user downloadable with the LBP-8 Mark III PLUS.