# Definition of Parity

## 5 Definitions of Parity

### The definition of parity, the meaning of word Parity

Is parity a scrabble word? Yes!

• n.- (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
• n.- (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered
• n.- (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
• n.- functional equality
• n.- (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

## 6 Synonyms of Parity

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There are 6 letters in parity: A I P R T Y