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blitter

(hardware, graphics)
/blit'r/ (Or "raster blaster"). A special-purpose integrated circuit or hardware system built to perform blit (or "bit bang") operations, especially used for fast implementation of bit-mapped graphics.

The Commodore Amiga and a few other microcomputers have these, but in 1991 the trend is away from them (however, see cycle of reincarnation).
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Van Blitters Wijk,, "Surface modification of nano-apatite by grafting organic polymer", in Transactions of 5th world Biomaterials Congress, Toronto, 443-449 (1996).
Dyk-Krantz, Blitters Plonja finished ahead of Baloo DA under Bart de Koninck, with Alligator Kossack under Jadey Pietrasiewicz in third place.
"I am very happy with the way Blitters Plonja has performed after a long gap of nearly two years," said trainer Dorenburg, who will be saddling two other runners in the May 13 race.
Abu Dhabi Trainer Diana Dorenburg, who could not win Friday's Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 2) with Sartejano in Toulouse, struck gold with Blitters Plonja in the Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival's Wathba Stud Farm Cup I race in Duindigt, The Netherlands on Sunday.