check bit

noun
(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
Syn: ↑parity bit, ↑parity
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑bit

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Computers.
a binary digit used as part of a unit of information that is intended to indicate whether or not an error has occurred in the transmission or storage of the information. Cf. parity bit.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • check bit — check′ bit n. cmp a binary digit used to check for errors in the electronic transmission or storage of a unit of information …   From formal English to slang

  • Check-Bit —   [engl.], Prüfbit …   Universal-Lexikon

  • check bit — kontrolinis bitas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. check bit vok. Kontrollbit, n; Prüfbit, n rus. бит контроля, m; контрольный двоичный разряд, m; проверочный двоичный разряд, m pranc. bit de test, m; bit de vérification, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • check bit — Computers. a binary digit used as part of a unit of information that is intended to indicate whether or not an error has occurred in the transmission or storage of the information. Cf. parity bit. * * * …   Universalium

  • check bit — computer bit transmitted with data in order to assess the quality of its reception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parity check bit — lyginumo bitas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. parity bit; parity check bit vok. Paritätsbit, n; Paritätskontrollbit, n rus. бит четности, m; контрольный двоичный разряд четности, m; проверочный двоичный разряд четности, m pranc.… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • Check digit — A check digit is a form of redundancy check used for error detection, the decimal equivalent of a binary checksum. It consists of a single digit computed from the other digits in the message. With a check digit, one can detect simple errors in… …   Wikipedia

  • bit de test — kontrolinis bitas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. check bit vok. Kontrollbit, n; Prüfbit, n rus. бит контроля, m; контрольный двоичный разряд, m; проверочный двоичный разряд, m pranc. bit de test, m; bit de vérification, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • bit de vérification — kontrolinis bitas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. check bit vok. Kontrollbit, n; Prüfbit, n rus. бит контроля, m; контрольный двоичный разряд, m; проверочный двоичный разряд, m pranc. bit de test, m; bit de vérification, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • bit de parité — lyginumo bitas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. parity bit; parity check bit vok. Paritätsbit, n; Paritätskontrollbit, n rus. бит четности, m; контрольный двоичный разряд четности, m; проверочный двоичный разряд четности, m pranc.… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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