raster

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English[edit]

Old raster-scan display sample.
A raster image.

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

raster (plural rasters)

  1. (electronics) 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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Verb[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

raster n (plural rasters, diminutive rastertje n)

  1. grid
  2. raster

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rāster m (genitive rāstrī); second declension

  1. (usually in the plural) Alternative form of rāstrum n

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rāster rāstrī
Genitive rāstrī rāstrōrum
Dative rāstrō rāstrīs
Accusative rāstrum rāstrōs
Ablative rāstrō rāstrīs
Vocative rāster rāstrī

References[edit]

  • raster”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • raster in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raster n

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

Declension[edit]

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

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