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blitter

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

blit +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

blitter (plural blitters)

  1. (computing) A software or hardware mechanism that blits.
    • 1986, InfoWorld (volume 8, number 49, 8 December 1986, page 46)
      Not only is the Amiga blitter fully integrated with and supported by the system as a whole, it also has access to its own direct memory channel []
    • 2002, André LaMothe, Tricks of the Windows Game Programming Gurus (page 315)
      Using the hardware blitter to move bitmaps from VRAM to VRAM is much faster than moving them from system memory to VRAM.

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