parity bit

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Synonyms for parity bit

(computer science) a bit that is used in an error detection procedure in which a 0 or 1 is added to each group of bits so that it will have either an odd number of 1's or an even number of 1's

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Even parity bills have gone through lengthy procedures here in order simply to give politicians something to do at Stormont.
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Set communications for 7 data bits, 1 stop bit, even parity.
To maintain competitive advantage -- or even parity -- with nonbanks and other diversified financial services companies in attracting and servicing retail customers, most banks and thrifts must invest in better, more efficient customer data and market information systems as a means of enabling their employees to better leverage customer relationships," said David Partridge, director of the Financial Institutions practice.
4 The register output data format shall be seven bit ASCII digital, plus an even parity bit.