or bit stream

  1. a simple contiguous sequence of binary digits transmitted continuously over a communications path; a sequence of data in binary form. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for bitstream


  1. computing a sequence of digital data transmitted electronically
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bitstream in Science

bit stream

bitstream (bĭtstrēm′)
  1. The transmission of binary digits as a simple, unstructured sequence of bits.
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