or bit stream
[ bit-streem ]
/ ˈbɪtˌstrim /
a simple contiguous sequence of binary digits transmitted continuously over a communications path; a sequence of data in binary form.
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British Dictionary definitions for bit stream
/ (ˈbɪtˌstriːm) /
computing a sequence of digital data transmitted electronically
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Scientific definitions for bit stream
The transmission of binary digits as a simple, unstructured sequence of bits.
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