bitstream

noun
bit·​stream | \ ˈbit-ˌstrēm How to pronounce bitstream (audio) \
variants: or less commonly bit stream

Definition of bitstream

communications
: a continuous sequence of transmitted data … data is sent through cellular modems in packets instead of in bitstreams as in conventional modems.— Shawn Willett and Steve Polilli — compare packet sense 5

First Known Use of bitstream

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Bitstream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitstream. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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