Definitions

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  • v. to convert an image into a grid of points, such as a bitmap, for display or printing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. convert (an image) into pixels

Etymologies

raster +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you have Photoshop skills, render the dingbat right click on the layer and select ‘rasterize’ as a 300dpi graphic about 11"x17" in size.

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  • Indesign CS5.5 now has two methods of embedding covers: rasterize first page and Use Existing Image File.

    Ars Technica

  • You have to rasterize content in order to get suitable navigation fluidity.

    Planet Geospatial

  • Other solutions on the market flatten and rasterize the entire page or document and are limited to CMYK only documents.

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  • More than 3D vertices, OpenGL needs data to be sent as triangles (among other things because they are easy to rasterize).

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  • I've been told to rasterize the layer, and then go to Edit >

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  • The Canvas tag, he said, can be used to rasterize images, allowing them to be presented as simple static pictures rather than scalable mathematically delineated objects.

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  • Using the iPhone's hardware 3D acceleration was a requirement, and it should be easy -- when I did the second generation mobile renderer (written originally in java) it was layered on top of a class I named TinyGL that did the transform / clip / rasterize operations fairly close to OpenGL semantics, but in fixed point and with both horizontal and vertical rasterization options for perspective correction.

    Joystiq

  • Host-based printers, which include most inkjets and inexpensive lasers, let the computer rasterize the image (read: do all the processing needed for printing) and then send the rasterized image to the printer.

    PC Magazine: New Product Reviews

  • Printers with built-in languages get data and commands from their drivers and rasterize the image themselves.

    PC Magazine: New Product Reviews

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