Equity vs. Parity

Equity vs. Parity — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Equity and Parity

Equitynoun

The state or quality of being just and fair.

Paritynoun

Equality, as in amount, status, or value.

Equitynoun

Something that is just and fair.

Paritynoun

Functional equivalence, as in the weaponry or military strength of adversaries

"A problem that has troubled the U.S.-Soviet relationship from the beginning has been the issue of parity" (Charles William Maynes).

Equitynoun

Justice achieved not simply according to the strict letter of the law but in accordance with principles of substantial justice and the unique facts of the case.

Paritynoun

The equivalent in value of a sum of money expressed in terms of a different currency at a fixed official rate of exchange.

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Equitynoun

See court of equity.

Paritynoun

Equality of prices of goods or securities in two different markets.

Equitynoun

An equitable right or claim

an analysis of the equities and inequities brought about by the current trade bill.

Paritynoun

A level for farm-product prices maintained by governmental support and intended to give farmers the same purchasing power they had during a chosen base period.

Equitynoun

Ownership interest in a corporation, property, or other holding, usually calculated as the value of the holding after subtracting any debt or liabilities.

Paritynoun

(Mathematics) The even or odd quality of an integer. If two integers are both odd or both even, they are said to have the same parity; if one is odd and one even, they have different parity.

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Equitynoun

equities Shares of common stock or preferred stock.

Paritynoun

An intrinsic symmetry property of a physical system, such as a subatomic particle, that specifies how the system would behave if the three spatial coordinates were reversed from x, y, z to -x, -y, -z.

Equitynoun

The value of a brand's reputation.

Paritynoun

A quantum number, either +1 (even) or -1 (odd), that mathematically represents this property.

Equityadjective

Representing an ownership interest

an equity stake.

Paritynoun

The even or odd quality of the number of 1's or 0's in a binary code, often used to determine the integrity of data especially after transmission.

Equityadjective

Of or relating to stocks

an equity mutual fund.

Paritynoun

A parity bit.

Equityadjective

Subordinated to all other claims on income, earnings, or assets

the equity tranche.

Paritynoun

The condition of having given birth.

Equitynoun

Fairness, impartiality, or justice as determined in light of "natural law" or "natural right".

Paritynoun

The number of children borne by one woman.

Equitynoun

(legal) The power of a court of law having extra-statutory discretion, to decide legal matters and to provide legal relief apart from, though not in violation of, the prevailing legal code; in some cases, a court "sitting in equity" may provide relief to a complainant should the code be found either inapplicable or insufficient to do so.

Paritynoun

(uncountable) Equality; comparability of strength or intensity.

Equitynoun

(legal) A right which accrues to a party in a transaction because of the nature of the transaction itself, and which is exercisable upon a change of circumstances or conditions; in other words, an equitable claim.

Paritynoun

Senses related to classification into two sets.

Equitynoun

(legal) Value of property minus liens or other encumbrances.

Paritynoun

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.

Equitynoun

The body of law which was developed in the English Court of Chancery, which Court had extra-statutory discretion, and is now administered alongside the common law of Britain.

Paritynoun

The classification of an element of a set with parity into one of the two sets.

The particles' parities can switch at random.

Equitynoun

(business) Ownership, especially in terms of net monetary value of some business.

Paritynoun

(computing) The count of one bits in a value, reduced to even or odd or zero or one.

Equitynoun

(accounting) Ownership interest in a company as determined by subtracting liabilities from assets.

Paritynoun

Symmetry of interactions under spatial inversion.

Equitynoun

(poker) A player's expected share of the pot.

Paritynoun

In reversi, the last move within a given sector of the board.

Equitynoun

the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it

Paritynoun

Resemblance; analogy.

Equitynoun

the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation

Paritynoun

The number of delivered pregnancies reaching viable gestational age, usually between 20-28 weeks

Equitynoun

conformity with rules or standards;

the judge recognized the fairness of my claim

Paritynoun

The number of times a sow has farrowed.

Paritynoun

(obstetrics) the number of live-born children a woman has delivered;

the parity of the mother must be considereda bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children

Paritynoun

(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

Paritynoun

(computer science) abit 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

Paritynoun

(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

Paritynoun

functional equality