check bit


noun Computers.

a binary digit used as part of a unit of information that is intended to indicate whether or not an error has occurred in the transmission or storage of the information.

Nearby words

  1. chechen,
  2. chechen republic,
  3. chechen-ingush autonomous republic,
  4. chechnya,
  5. check,
  6. check card,
  7. check digit,
  8. check in,
  9. check into,
  10. check ligament of eyeball

Compare parity bit.

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