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[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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  • If there's enough of a bitstream, the digital images can be translated into intelligible voices.
  • Rather than wash away its purpose and vitality, the bitstream has given new life to the city of bricks.
  • One basic requirement was imposed, defining low-level data packets in the bitstream.
British Dictionary definitions for bitstream


(computing) a sequence of digital data transmitted electronically
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bitstream in Science
bit stream or bitstream
The transmission of binary digits as a simple, unstructured sequence of bits.
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