noun : PARITIES
Source: WordNet 3.1

2. (
) (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; "parity is often used to check the integrity of transmitted data" ;

3. (
) (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 ;

4. (
) (physics) parity is conserved in a universe in which the laws of physics are the same in a righthanded system of coordinates as in a lefthanded system ;

5. (
) functional equality ;
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