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a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data

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The module includes a VIP patient support feature, as well as a check sum function to validate database integrity.
The VCOM-54 multi-channel communications controller easily manages all frame level transport, including frame interrupt handling, DMA buffer management, and frame check sum error detection.
Between now and Thursday's new Moon is a good time for you to sift through paperwork and check sums, particularly those calculated last month, when Mercury was acting up.
The advantage with CRC check sums is that you have a true digital device--it either receives error-free data or it receives nothing.
True, it does not have the same power, but it can accomplish the same results by using "daisy chaining," and by using CRC check sums.