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EnglishEdit

 
Old raster-scan display sample.
 
A raster image.

EtymologyEdit

From German Raster, from Latin rāster, from rāstrum (rake, noun), from rādere (to scrape, verb).

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NounEdit

raster (plural rasters)

  1. A scanning pattern of parallel lines that form the display of an image projected on a cathode-ray tube of a television set or display screen.
  2. (computer graphics) A bitmap image, consisting of a grid of pixels, stored as a sequence of lines.
    Synonyms: bitmap, pixmap
    Coordinate term: vector

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VerbEdit

raster (third-person singular simple present rasters, present participle rastering, simple past and past participle rastered)

  1. To scan in parallel lines.

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

raster n (plural rasters, diminutive rastertje n)

  1. grid
  2. raster

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NounEdit

raster n

  1. a raster, a grid
  2. indefinite plural of rast

DeclensionEdit

Declension of raster 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative raster rastret raster rastren
Genitive rasters rastrets rasters rastrens

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