Blitter /blit'r/ N. [common] A Special-purpose Chip Or Hardware System Built To Perform Blit Operations, Esp.

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blitter /blit'r/ n.

[common] A special-purpose chip
or hardware system built to perform blit operations, esp.
used for fast implementation of bit-mapped graphics. The Commodore
Amiga and a few other micros have these, but since 1990 the trend
has been away from them (however, see cycle of reincarnation).
Syn. raster blaster.