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(Computer Science) a check made of computer data to ensure that the total number of bits of value 1 (or 0) in each unit of information remains odd or even after transfer between a peripheral device and the memory or vice versa
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|Noun||1.||parity check - a system of checking for errors in computer functioning|
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