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A numerical value calculated from a series of bits of digital data, often by summing their values, used to test whether the data has changed during storage or transmission.

check′sum′ v.


a digit representing the number of bits of information transmitted, attached to the end of a message in order to verify the integrity of data
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Noun1.checksum - a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage
confirmation, substantiation, verification, check - additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
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B and C then announce the result of the XOR of their check bits to A.
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Mr Silvermane confided how he wished to "have a peek inside there" to check bits and bobs, as doctors do.