raster blaster

<hardware, jargon>

(Cambridge) Specialised hardware for bitblt operations (a blitter). Allegedly inspired by "Rasta Blasta", British slang for the sort of portable stereo Americans call a "boom box" or "ghetto blaster".

[Jargon File]

Last updated: 1995-03-22

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