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bitplane

See bit plane.



bit plane

(1) The sequence of bits for each pixel in a bitmap. The number of bits in the bit plane determines the number of colors that are displayed in the image. See bitmap and color depth.

(2) A segment of memory used to control an object, such as a color, cursor or sprite. Bit planes may be reserved parts of a common memory or independent memory banks each designed for one purpose.



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