an image arranged accordingly to bit location in columns. Resolution of a PostScript file processed through a RIP will have a bitmap image with the characteristics and resolution of the particular output device (for example, laser printer at 300 upto 1200dpi, imagesetters at 1270dpi upto 5080dpi).
A bitmap defines a map of ‘1's and ‘0's. When used for resource allocation, ‘1' indicates an allocated resource and ‘0' indicates that no resources were allocated. Bitmaps are also used in re-transmission systems to indicate which packets or frames should be sent again.
A raster image. A collection of dots called pixels that make up an image. Sample bitmap