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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When Worcester don't have supremacy, or even parity, at the set piece they have little to offer.
Northumbria only have themselves to blame for not getting out of the blocks sooner ( even parity in the loose in the first half would have helped their livewire backs find more space.
Even parity bills have gone through lengthy procedures here in order simply to give politicians something to do at Stormont."
General symmetry relations show that p' = [(- 1).sup.l+1] for homonuclear [S.sup.2] + [P.sup.2] molecules, i.e., odd l corresponds to even parity and vice versa, and [(- 1).sup.l+0+1] = - 1 where [sigma] = 0(1) for gerade (ungerade) states.
Just as in numbers, odd parity plus odd parity equaled even parity; even parity plus even parity equaled even parity; but odd parity plus even parity equaled odd parity.
Sometimes kaons broke down to two pions, which together had even parity; and sometimes to three pions, which together had odd parity.
In this work, we focus on the odd parity and even parity gravitational perturbations.
As proposed by Regge-Wheeler, two important gravitational perturbations are of odd and even parity. The perturbation gauge for each type has its own definition.
4.7.4 The register output data format shall be seven bit ASCII digital, plus an even parity bit.