Definition of Code

1. Noun. A set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones).




2. Verb. Attach a code to. "Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later"
Generic synonyms: Label, Mark, Tag

3. Noun. A coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy.

4. Verb. Convert ordinary language into code. "We should encode the message for security reasons"
Exact synonyms: Cipher, Cypher, Encipher, Encrypt, Inscribe, Write In Code
Generic synonyms: Encode
Derivative terms: Cipher, Cipher, Coder, Coding, Cypher, Cypher, Encryption

5. Noun. (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions.

Definition of Code

1. n. 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.

Definition of Code

1. Noun. A short symbol, often with little relation to the item it represents. ¹

2. Noun. 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. ¹

3. Noun. Any system of principles, 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

4. Noun. A set of rules for converting information into another form or representation. ¹

5. Noun. (cryptography) A cryptographic system using a codebook that converts words or phrases into codewords. ¹

6. Noun. (programming uncountable) A programming language (or other computer language), a program, a routine written in it, or, more generally, the input of a translator, an interpretator or a browser, namely: source code, machine code, bytecode. ¹

7. Noun. A computer program, or more generally, any defined computing process. ¹

8. Verb. (computing) To write software programs. ¹

9. Verb. To categorise by assigning identifiers from a schedule, for example CPT coding for medical insurance purposes. ¹

10. Verb. (cryptography) To encode. ¹

11. Verb. (medicine) Of a patient, to suffer a sudden medical emergency such as cardiac arrest. ¹

12. Verb. (genetics intransitive) To encode a protein. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Code

1. to convert into symbols [v CODED, CODING, CODES]

Medical Definition of Code

1. The genetic code is the correspondence between the triplet of bases in DNA with the amino acids. The discovery of the genetic code clearly ranks as one of the premiere events of what has been called the Golden Age of Biology (and Medicine). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Code

codability
codable
codalike
codas
codded
codder
codders
codding
coddle
coddled
coddled egg
coddler
coddlers
coddles
coddling
code (current term)
code-behind
code-switching
code block
code enforcement
code face
code flag
code monkey
code name
code names
code of behavior
code of conduct
code of practice
code page

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