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1. parity

noun. ['ˈpɛrəti'] (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.

Synonyms

  • conservation
  • space-reflection symmetry
  • conservation of parity

Antonyms

  • variability
  • even
  • unevenness
  • uneven

Etymology

  • parité (French)
  • paritas (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Parity

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  • temerity
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  • geraghty

Example sentences of the word parity


1. Noun, singular or mass
These strategies allow a newer company to grow closer to cost parity with the market leader.

2. parity

noun. ['ˈpɛrəti'] functional equality.

Antonyms

  • paternal

Etymology

  • parité (French)
  • paritas (Latin)

3. parity

noun. ['ˈpɛrəti'] (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.

Synonyms

  • parity bit
  • check bit

Antonyms

  • dissimilitude
  • unlikeness

Etymology

  • parité (French)
  • paritas (Latin)

4. parity

noun. ['ˈpɛrəti'] (obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered.

Synonyms

  • gestation
  • para
  • pregnancy

Etymology

  • parité (French)
  • paritas (Latin)

5. parity

noun. ['ˈpɛrəti'] (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.

Synonyms

  • evenness
  • oddness

Etymology

  • parité (French)
  • paritas (Latin)
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