Definitions for "Even parity"
Keywords:  dumb, parity, bit, intact, error
An error-checking technique that sets an extra bit to 1 if the number of 1 bits in a byte adds up to an odd number.
Indicates that the total number of 1s in the unit of transmitted information must be even.
A type of data integrity checking whereby the parity bit checks for an even number of 1s.