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check bit

[′chek ‚bit]
(computer science)
A binary check digit.
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Hence A will only compare her check bits with the ones it has received from the other parties to find out if they are the same.
Therefore, clinic staffers did not need to go back and check bits and pieces of an older, antiquated system.
The CRC-6 code used in the ESF format provides six redundant check bits in each ESF.
By adding a write buffer and read-modify-write circuitry along with innovative control circuitry, the LSI Logic ECC core provides negligible performance impact while allowing for the reduction in check bits, resulting in significant die area and total system cost savings as compared to standard ECC and parity solutions.