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- n. a digit or character, derived by applying a suitable algorithm to some data, used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission, storage or data entry
- v. To compute a checksum.
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- n. a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage
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