longitudinal parity check


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longitudinal parity check

[‚län·jə′tüd·ən·əl ′par·əd·ē ‚chek]
(communications)
The count for even or odd parity of all the bits in a message as a precaution against transmission error. Also known as horizontal parity check.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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