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code
  1. A short symbol, often with little relation to the item it represents.
  2. 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.
  3. Any system of principles, rules or regulations relating to one subject.
  4. A set of rules for converting information into another form or representation.
    1. By synecdoche: a codeword, code point, an encoded representation of a character, symbol, or other entity.
  5. A message represented by rules intended to conceal its meaning.
  6. (cryptography) A cryptographic system using a codebook that converts words or phrases into codewords.
  7. (programming) Instructions for a computer, written in a programming language; the input of a translator, an interpreter or a browser, namely: source code, machine code, bytecode.
  8. (scientific programming) program
  9. (linguistics) A particular lect or language variety.
  10. Synonyms:
    1. law, constitution, canon, rules, regulations, ethics, cipher, manners, principles, laws, cryptograph, convention, charter, custom, cryptogram, system, rules, morals, etiquette, decalogue, maxim, jurisprudence, instructions, key, language, programming, data, kawa, hieroglyphics, system, tikanga, morality, information, protocol, program, codex, maxim, method, puzzle, custom, policy, discipline, rule, enigma, secret writing, secret language, regulation, encryption, digest, procedure
coding
  1. The process of encoding or decoding.
  2. The process of writing computer software code.
  3. An encoding.
  4. (emergency medicine) A method of communicating important medical information discreetly and quickly between medical professionals and responders.
  5. An alternative therapy used to treat addictions by convincing the patient (through hypnosis, placebos, etc.) that the substance will harm or kill them if they use it again.
  6. Synonyms:
    1. computer programming, programming, software programming, software development, application development, application programming
codebook
  1. (cryptography) A book, table, database, or other object that stores the mapping between plaintext words or phrases and their equivalents in a code.
  2. (computer science) A lookup table.
coder
  1. A device that generates a code, often as a series of pulses.
  2. (computing) A programmer.
  3. Synonyms:
    1. codec, decoder, encoder
codist
  1. An expert in the codes of civil law.
  2. A person who codifies; a codifier.
codework
  1. A form of creative writing in which the text is mixed with code from various computer languages.
codeset
  1. A set of pairs of text characters and associated coded forms.
codifiability
  1. The ability to structure information or knowledge into a code, or set of rules; ability to codify.
codelength
  1. The number of characters in the coded version of a string.
codesheet
  1. A document listing codes and their meanings.
codemaker
  1. The creator of a code or cipher.
codification
  1. The process of precisely formulating a statement, such as a code of laws.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. systematization, categorization, classification, methodization, arrangement, collation, organization
codebreaking
  1. The decipherment of a code.
  2. Synonyms:
    1. decryption
codemaking
  1. The development of codes or ciphers.
codestream
  1. (computing) A stream of code.
codelist
  1. A list of codes
codedness
  1. The quality of being coded.
codability
  1. The ability to be coded.
codifications
codelengths
  1. plural of codelength
codestreams
  1. plural of codestream
codabilities
  1. plural of codability
codemakers
  1. plural of codemaker
codesheets
  1. plural of codesheet
codebooks
  1. plural of codebook
codelists
  1. plural of codelist
codesets
  1. plural of codeset
codings
codists
  1. plural of codist
coders
  1. plural of coder
  2. Synonyms:
    1. codecs, decoders, encoders
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