(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"
(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
"parity is often used to check the integrity of transmitted data"
parity bit, parity, check bit(noun)
(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
parity, conservation of parity, space-reflection symmetry, mirror symmetry(noun)
(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
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Analogy is specifically a resemblance of relations; a resemblance that may be reasoned from, so that from the likeness in certain respects we may infer that other and perhaps deeper relations exist. Affinity is a mutual attraction with or without seeming likeness; as, the affinity of iron for oxygen. Coincidence is complete agreement in some one or more respects; there may be a coincidence in time of most dissimilar events. Parity of reasoning is said of an argument equally conclusive on subjects not strictly analogous. Similitude is a rhetorical comparison of one thing to another with which it has some points in common. Resemblance and similarity are external or superficial, and may involve no deeper relation; as, the resemblance of a cloud to a distant mountain. Compare ALLEGORY.
The analogy between (or of) nature and revelation; the analogy of sound to light; a family has some analogy with (or to) a state.
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(The) Beyond Meat selection is a good way to offset the parity of just going to Burger King for the same patty, we all have been pushing McDonald's to make this move...It opens the door to a whole host of new customers.
We still are unable to spend at parity with Verizon and AT&T, much less catch up to their previous investments.
Don't forget about the deterrent factor, about the deterrent parity.
This could alter the balance of power in Europe, and without doubt it would demand that Russia take necessary counter measures to restore the strategic balance and parity.
We see the dollar moving towards parity with the euro in the third quarter, but if something happens around Greece, it may come sooner.
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