Complete Definition of "code"

wikipedia|Code (disambiguation)
English

Etymology
From OF. #French|code with the meaning of a "system of law", from L. codex, caudex, the stock or tem of a tree, a board or tablet of wood smeared over with wax, on which the ancients originally wrote; hence, a book, a writing.

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊd|-ÉÊd

Noun
en-noun

  1. A very short abbreviation, often with little correlation to the item it represents

#:You assigned the same "unique" code to two intake-categories, causing a database error!

  1. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by public authority; a digest.

#:"The collection of laws made by the order of Justinian is sometimes called, by way of eminence, "The Code"." -Wharton

  1. Any system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; as, the medical code, a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians; the naval code, a system of rules for making communications at sea means of signals.

wikipedia

  1. A set of rules for converting information into another form or representation.
  2. crypto A cryptographic system using a codebook that converts word|words or phrase|phrases into codeword|codewords.
  3. source code|Source code.

Translations

Bulgarian: код
Dutch: code
Esperanto: kodo
Finnish: koodi
French: code m
mid
German: Kode m, Code m
Italian: codice m (all meanings)
Portuguese: código m
Russian: код (kod) m (1,4,5,6), ÐºÐ¾Ð´ÐµÐºÑ (kódeks) m (2,3), Ð¸Ð½Ð´ÐµÐºÑ (índeks) m (1)
Spanish: código m
Swedish: kod

Derived terms
civil code
Gray code
Morse code
pseudocode

See also
cipher
binary code

Verb
en-verb|codes|coding|coded

  1. computing To write software programs.
  2. To categorise by assigning identifiers from a schedule, for example CPT coding for medical insurance purposes.
  3. crypto To encode.

#:We should code the messages we sent out on usenet.

Translations
Russian: кодиÑоваÑÑ (kodírovat') impf, закодиÑоваÑÑ (zakodírovat') pf (3)

Derived terms
coder
decode
encode


Dutch

Noun
code

#code#English|code


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /kÉd/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /kOd/

Noun
code m

#code#English|code


Italian

Noun
code f p

#(plural of coda#Italian|coda) tails (of animals, etc)

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