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noun 
  1. A very short abbreviation, often with little correlation to the item it represents
You assigned the same "unique" 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.
    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.
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 the messages we sent out on usenet.
Etymology: From French, code with the meaning of a "system of law", from 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.


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