Meaning of BITMAP in English
Where data is represented in the form of individual bits. These individual bits make up the file . A simple bitmap image is made up of tiny little parts called pixels. Bitmap files are most commonly used as graphics or pictures. Bitmap Files have a file extension of BMP . Below is an example where the Number 2 has been removed from a picture and magnified several times to show how it has been constructed.
English glossary of Internet and PC terminology. Английский глоссарий Интернет и ПК терминологии. 2012