the literary culture; "this book shows American letters at its best"
scholarly attainment; "he is a man of letters"
a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
an award earned by participation in a school sport; "he won letters in three sports"
the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
a strictly literal interpretation (as distinct from the intention); "he followed instructions to the letter"; "he obeyed the letter of the law"
mark letters on or mark with letters
owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
set down or print with letters
win an athletic letter
(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
(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
(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; "parity is often used to check the integrity of transmitted data"
(obstetrics) the number of liveborn children a woman has delivered; "the parity of the mother must be considered"; "a bipara is a woman who has given birth to two children"