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 for blitter
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  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.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  blitter
  
      /blit'r/ (Or "{raster blaster").  A
     special-purpose integrated circuit or hardware system built
     blit+(or+"{bit+bang">to perform blit (or "{bit bang") operations, especially
     used for fast implementation of bit-mapped graphics.
  
     The Commodore Amiga and a few other microcomputers have
     these, but in 1991 the trend is away from them (however, see
     cycle of reincarnation).
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (1996-04-30)
  

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