stop bits

stop bits

[′stäp ‚bits]
(computer science)
The last two bits transmitted in asynchronous data transmission to unequivocally indicate the end of a word.
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Behind your back is a fat tube that's both a strut brace to make the suspension work more accurately and a barrier to stop bits of shopping or luggage smacking you in the back of the head as you test the brakes' fearsome stopping power.
In the first phase of development of applications a serial interface RS-232C was used For Compatibility of control unit with PC it was necessary to adjust individual values for baud rate, setting the bits, parity check to check accuracy of data and stop bits to end the communication.
Such utensils make handling and turning food much easier, he adds, and they stop bits of sardine sticking to the grill.
RS232 ports also must be configured to use a set of communications parameters including the baud rate, parity, number of data bits, number of stop bits and possibly a flow control setting.
UARTs are flexible because they have control lines that let the designer select operating parameters such as data rate, parity-bit, numbers of stop bits, and modem signals control.
If we could eliminate the start and stop bits in a stream of characters it could save up to 20 percent on the volume of bits transmitted.
Vary the word length, stop bits, and baud rate until good transmission is achieved.
On a night out, the poor girl' stop bits became less than discreetly covered.
HDLC Encapsulation on ISDN is a network feature increasing the effective data rate by 25% by removing start and stop bits.
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