Rag Content

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Alternate term for cotton-content, describing paper produced from pulp composed either entirely or partially of cotton-based pulp. (See Cotton-Content.)

Raster

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Generally speaking, an alternate term for bit map. Raster refers to images or type that has been input either byscanning, keyboarding, or other means, processed, and/or output line-by-line. Raster images exist as discrete bytes,pixels

Raster Image Processor 

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In computer graphics and imaging, the hardware and software configuration used in output devices to determine what value each pixel or spot of output should possess, driven by commands from a page description language such asPostScript.

Raster Pattern 

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In computer graphics and imaging, a set of pixels arranged in rows and columns to form an image. See Raster andBit Map.

Raster Trapping 

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In digital prepress, a means of ensuring the registration of multi-color images performed on digital systems in which graphics are rasterized (or converted to bit maps), analyzed for potential trapping problems, and new pixels are added where needed.

Raster-Fill 

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The process used by a graphics device to fill in the spaces between the raster lines of a video image to provide an image that appears to have a finer,

Rasterization

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The process of converting a vector-based or other image into a bit map. See Bit Map. Also known as ripping, especially when performed by a raster image processor.