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conservation of parity, spacereflection symmetry, mirror symmetry, parity bit, check bit, para Definition: functional equality;(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;(computer science) abit 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 arriv;(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;(obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered; "the parity of the mother must be considered"; "a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children";
