Parity Products

A Parity Product is a product category or set of categories where the several brands within that category possess functionally equivalent attributes, making one brand a satisfactory substitute for most other brands in that category.


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  • parity — I noun alikeness, analogy, approximation, balance, close correspondence, coequality, comparability, comparison, correlation, correspondence, equability, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equivalence, equivalency, identical value,… …   Law dictionary

  • parity — parity1 [par′ə tē] n. pl. parities [Fr parité < L paritas < par, equal: see PAR1] 1. the state or condition of being the same in power, value, rank, etc.; equality 2. resemblance; similarity 3. equivalence in value of one currency expressed …   English World dictionary

  • parity ratio — parity ratio, U.S. the ratio between the index of prices received by farmers and the index of prices paid in a particular year, used in measuring the purchasing power of agricultural products in that year …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parity (physics) — Flavour in particle physics Flavour quantum numbers: Isospin: I or I3 Charm: C Strangeness: S Topness: T Bottomness: B′ Related quantum numbers: Baryon number: B Lepton number: L Weak isospin: T or T3 Electric charge: Q …   Wikipedia

  • Parity of zero — Zero objects, divided into two equal groups Zero is an even number. In other words, its parity the quality of an integer being even or odd is even. Zero fits the definition of even number : it is an integer multiple of 2, namely 0 × 2. As a… …   Wikipedia

  • Parity flag — In computer processors the parity flag indicates if the number of set bits is odd or even in the binary representation of the result of the last operation. It is normally a single bit in a processor status register.For example, assume a machine… …   Wikipedia

  • parity — Equality in amount or value. Equivalence of prices of farm products in relation to those existing at some former date (base period) or to the general cost of living. Parity prices are important in establishing government price support programs… …   Black's law dictionary

  • parity — A yardstick for measuring the prosperity of the farmer, the measurement taken being relative, the purpose being to have the prices of farm products at such levels that such products will have the same purchasing power in terms of goods and… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • List of IBM products — The following is a list of notable products from the International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation and its predecessor corporations, beginning in the 1890s, and spanning punched card machinery, time clocks, and typewriters, via mainframe… …   Wikipedia


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