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  • n. The rendering of an image using rasters


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  • And that took what had been a tiny little astronomical object in the sky, that you would see as a dot, and turned it completely into a landscape, as that very first primitive picture came rastering across the screen.

    Penelope Boston says there might be life on Mars

  • My head moved, my eyes rastering right-left-right, focusing attention on a sphere partially embedded in a far wall.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The simple laptop computer, with its limited capability, built up each photo a line at a time, rastering back and forth across the screen like the pictures sent by an interplanetary probe from deep space.


  • The late generation Image Orthicon or early generation Vidicon tube cameras had major limitations and artifacts - image retention, comets, and, of course, dealing with trying to keep three rastering sensor-tubes in registration, not unlike dealing with a three-tube video projector - except without the easy methods for maintaining that registration, and quite a lot of drift as they 'warmed up.'

    Home Theater Forum

  • Think of rastering like the way a television image works, with a pattern of scanning lines that cover the area on which the image is projected, or a set or horizontal lines composed of individual pixels that are used to form an image on a computer screen. - latest science and technology news stories

  • A passenger is scanned by rastering or moving a single high energy x-ray beam rapidly over their form.

    Signs of the Times

  • HTML 5 Canvas: Enables drawing on a screen and rastering images. - All News

  • High-performance, 100-line rastering omni directional scan pattern for increased productivity for novice and expert users - Today's Deals


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