cyclic redundancy check

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Noun1.cyclic redundancy check - an error correction code that is recorded in each sector of a magnetic disk and used to catch errors in the data
ECC, error correction code - (telecommunication) a coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors
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The DP83862 Gig PHYTER is the industry's first to provide PHY level cyclical redundancy checking (CRC), on received packets and PHY level CRC generation for test mode transmit packets.
Ultra160 SCSI technology contains three core new features: double-edge clocking, cyclical redundancy checking (CRC), and domain validation.
Ulta160/m includes the first three features, double transition clocking, domain validation, and cyclical redundancy checking (Fig 2).