- (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.
Origin of bitcoin
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Examples from the Web for bitcoin
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And the joint database—or the account book of bitcoin—is made in a way that everybody can look into it and at any time.
Certainly the bitcoin community continues to treat Karpeles as a pariah.
The bitcoin community and press have vilified Mark Karpeles, the CEO of Mt. Gox, as a clown and a con man.
Those who are enthusiastic about bitcoin should be more careful about making sure they avoid harm.