parity check

parity check
noun
a system of checking for errors in computer functioning
Hypernyms: ↑confirmation, ↑verification, ↑check, ↑substantiation

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Computers.
a method for detecting errors in data communications or within a computer system by counting the number of ones or zeros per byte or per word, including a special check bit (parity bit), to see if the value is even or odd. Also called odd-even check, redundant check.
[1945-50]

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parity check noun (computing)
The addition of a redundant bit to a word to make the total number of 1's even or odd in order to detect simple bit errors
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