Synonyms for parity

Synonyms for (noun) parity

Synonyms: parity

Definition: functional equality

Similar words: equivalence

Definition: essential equality and interchangeability

Synonyms: conservation of parity, parity, mirror symmetry, space-reflection symmetry

Definition: (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a right-handed system of coordinates as in a left-handed system

Similar words: conservation

Definition: (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations

Synonyms: check bit, parity, parity bit

Definition: (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; e.g., if the parity is odd then any group of bits that arrives with an even number of 1's must contain an error

Similar words: bit

Definition: a unit of measurement of information (from binary + digit); the amount of information in a system having two equiprobable states

Usage: there are 8 bits in a byte

Synonyms: parity

Definition: (mathematics) a relation between a pair of integers: if both integers are odd or both are even they have the same parity; if one is odd and the other is even they have different parity

Usage: parity is often used to check the integrity of transmitted data

Similar words: mathematical relation

Definition: a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality)

Synonyms: para, parity

Definition: (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered

Usage: the parity of the mother must be considered; a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children

Similar words: pregnancy, maternity, gestation

Definition: the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

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