An extra byte (or word) appended to a block of data in order to reveal corruption of the data. Bit n of this byte indicates whether there was an even or odd number of “1” bits in bit position n of the bytes in the block. The parity byte is computed by XORing the data bytes in the block. Longitudinal parity allows single bit errors to be detected.
- Longitudinal raphe of tongue
longitudinal raphe of tongue n. See median groove of tongue.
- Longitudinal redundancy check
storage, communications (LRC, Block Redundancy Check) An error checking method that generates a longitudinal parity byte from a specified string or block of bytes on a longitudinal track. The longitudinal parity byte is created by placing individual bytes of a string in a two-dimensional array and performing a Vertical Redundancy Check vertically and horizontally on […]
noun 1. the representation of an object as it would appear if cut by the vertical plane passing through the longest axis of the object.
noun, Physics. 1. a wave in which the direction of displacement is the same as the direction of propagation, as a sound wave. noun 1. a wave that is propagated in the same direction as the displacement of the transmitting medium Compare transverse wave longitudinal wave A wave that oscillates back and forth on an […]