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bitstream

or bit stream

[ bit-streem ]
/ ˈbɪtˌstrim /
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noun
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 bitstream

bitstream
/ (ˈbɪtˌstriːm) /

noun
computing a sequence of digital data transmitted electronically
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Scientific definitions for bitstream

bit stream
bitstream (bĭtstrēm′)

The transmission of binary digits as a simple, unstructured sequence of bits.
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