parity

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈpæɹɪti/

**parity**

- (
*uncountable*) Equality; comparability of strength or intensity.**2000**April 26,*Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Delta Guide*, Pearson Education, unpaged:- Altogether, Microsoft claims a 99% feature
**parity**between 32-bit and 64-bit editions.

- Altogether, Microsoft claims a 99% feature

- (
*mathematics, countable*) A set with the property of having all of its elements belonging to one of two disjoint subsets, especially a set of integers split in subsets of*even*and*odd*elements.*Parity**is always preserved in such operations.*

- (
*mathematics, countable*) The classification of an element of a set with parity into one of the two sets.*The particles'***parities**can switch at random.

- (
*physics, countable*) Symmetry of interactions under spatial inversion. - (
*games, countable*) In reversi, the last move within a given sector of the board. - Resemblance; analogy.

- Russian: чётность

**parity** (*plural* parities)

- (
*medicine, countable*) The number of delivered pregnancies reaching viable gestational age, usually between 20-28 weeks - (
*agriculture, countable*) The number of times a sow has farrowed.

- Portuguese: número de parições
- Russian: чи́сленность пото́мства

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