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bitcoin

n
1. (Computer Science) (usually capital) a system of open source peer-to-peer software for the creation and exchange of (payment in) a certain type of cryptocurrency; the first such system to be fully functional
2. (Currencies) (sometimes capital) the cryptocurrency created and exchanged using this software
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(240.) See Swanson, supra note 37, at 13 ("An altcoin means 'alternate coin'--which commonly means any cryptocoin or cryptoledger that is not Bitcoin.").
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