A CDE Definition
The representation of digital images as points, lines and other geometric entities. Object-oriented graphics is officially known as "vector graphics" and has nothing to do with object technology and object-oriented programming. See vector graphics.
The representation of a digital image as points, lines and other geometric entities. All computer-aided design (CAD), drawing and diagramming programs create vector images (see graphics formats).
Vector graphics and "bitmapped graphics" are the two fundamental structures for digital images (see graphics for basic concepts). However, vector images are very space efficient compared to bitmapped images, and they maintain all their detail when zoomed in and out.
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