I was going through the description of NIST Randomness Beacon. I would like to know the meaning of the term

full-entropy bit-strings

used in the third paragraph.

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    $\begingroup$ sequences of bits whose entropy is equal to their length $\;$ $\endgroup$
    – user6973
    Sep 9 '13 at 8:25

The meaning is a bit string $x$ which is distributed uniformly on $\{0,1\}^{|x|}$.


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