What does bit-mapped font mean?

bit-mapped font meaning in Law Dictionary

The font used in bit mapped dots. Each font is a seperate file and should not be changed without jagged sides.

bit-mapped font meaning in Business Dictionary

computer software font (eg a truetype font) in which each personality is formed by a matrix consists of bit-mapped dots. Unlike the outline-fonts, each bit-mapped font has got to be loaded as a separate file, and usually is not enlarged or decreased without creating jagged edges (aliasing).