bitcoin

[ bit-koin ]
/ ˈbɪtˌkɔɪn /
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noun

(often initial capital letter) a type of digital currency that uses state-of-the-art cryptography, can be issued in any fractional denomination, and has a decentralized distribution system: stores and online businesses that accept Bitcoin.
a single unit of this currency: the current value of a bitcoin.

Nearby words

  1. bitchfest,
  2. bitchin',
  3. bitching,
  4. bitchin’,
  5. bitchy,
  6. bite,
  7. bite analysis,
  8. bite back,
  9. bite gauge,
  10. bite off more than one can chew

Origin of bitcoin

First recorded in 2005–10; bit3 + coin

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