Bitmap vs Dithering - What's the difference?

bitmap | dithering |


As nouns the difference between bitmap and dithering

is that bitmap is (computing) a series of bits that represents a rasterized graphic image, each pixel being represented as a group of bits while dithering is the act of one who dithers.

As a verb dithering is

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bitmap

English

Alternative forms

* bit map * bit-map

Noun

(en noun) (Raster graphics)
  • (computing) a series of bits that represents a rasterized graphic image, each pixel being represented as a group of bits
  • Usage notes

    * See notes at pixmap.

    Synonyms

    * pixmap

    dithering

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who dithers.
  • * 2002 , Susan Mann, Dream of Nation (page 36)
  • Even though it became clear as early as 1766 that a separate policy for Quebec was required, eight long years of delays and ditherings lay between that recognition and actual legislation in the Quebec Act.