Submitted Dave Astle, Aug 04 1999 06:10 AM | Last updated Aug 04 1999 06:10 AM
A highly specialized processor which is designed solely for working on graphics.
* Usually adept at copying rectangular chunks of graphic data around from place to place. Since Operating Systems such as Windows, MacOS often deal with large rectangular chunks of stuff on a screen - such as, er, windows - a blitter has
become a standard feature in today's graphics cards.