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Code vs. Rode

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Codenoun

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

‘This flavour of soup has been assigned the code WRT-9.’;

Rodenoun

Redness; complexion.

Codenoun

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.

Rodenoun

See Rood, the cross.

Codenoun

Any system of principles, rules or regulations relating to one subject.

‘The medical code is a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians.’; ‘The naval code is a system of rules for making communications at sea by means of signals.’;

Rode

imp. of Ride.

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Codenoun

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

Rodeverb

(of a woodcock) fly on a regular circuit in the evening as a territorial display, making sharp calls and grunts

‘woodcock regularly rode in favourable places’;

Codenoun

By synecdoche: a codeword, code point, an encoded representation of a character, symbol, or other entity.

‘The ASCII code of "A" is 65.’;

Rodenoun

a rope, especially one securing an anchor or trawl.

Codenoun

A message represented by rules intended to conceal its meaning.

Codenoun

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

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Codenoun

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.

‘Object-oriented C++ code is easier to understand for a human than C code.’; ‘I wrote some code to reformat text documents.’; ‘This HTML code may be placed on your web page.’;

Codenoun

(scientific programming) A program.

Codenoun

(linguistics) A particular lect or language variety.

Codeverb

(computing) To write software programs.

‘I learned to code on an early home computer in the 1980s.’;

Codeverb

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

Codeverb

(cryptography) To encode.

‘We should code the messages we send out on Usenet.’;

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Codeverb

To encode a protein.

Codeverb

(medicine) To call a hospital emergency code.

‘coding in the CT scanner’;

Codeverb

(medicine) Of a patient, to suffer a sudden medical emergency a code blue such as cardiac arrest.

Codenoun

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.

Codenoun

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.

Codenoun

a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)

Codenoun

a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

Codenoun

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

Codeverb

attach a code to;

‘Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later’;

Codeverb

convert ordinary language into code;

‘We should encode the message for security reasons’;

Codenoun

a system of words, letters, figures, or symbols used to represent others, especially for the purposes of secrecy

‘the Americans cracked their diplomatic code’; ‘messages written in code’;

Codenoun

a phrase or concept used to represent another in an indirect way

‘‘We'll catch up soon’ is usually a code for ‘I'm not that into you’’;

Codenoun

a series of letters, numbers, or symbols assigned to something for the purposes of classification or identification

‘each box had a label with the code SC 90’;

Codenoun

short for dialling code

‘I was given the number, but not the code for Guildford’;

Codenoun

program instructions

‘assembly code’;

Codenoun

a systematic collection of laws or statutes

‘a revision of the penal code’;

Codenoun

a set of conventions or moral principles governing behaviour in a particular sphere

‘a stern code of honour’; ‘a strict dress code’;

Codeverb

convert (the words of a message) into a code so as to convey a secret meaning

‘only Mitch knew how to read the message—even the name was coded’;

Codeverb

express the meaning of (a statement) in an indirect way

‘they code their language when talking to the general public’;

Codeverb

assign a code to (something) for purposes of classification or identification

‘she coded the samples and sent them for dissection’;

Codeverb

write code for (a computer program)

‘most developers code C + + like C’; ‘I no longer actively code in PHP’;

Codeverb

be the genetic code for (an amino acid or protein)

‘genes that code for human growth hormone’;

Codeverb

be the genetic determiner of (a characteristic)

‘one pair of homologous chromosomes codes for eye colour’;

Code

In communications and information processing, code is a system of rules to convert information—such as a letter, word, sound, image, or gesture—into another form, sometimes shortened or secret, for communication through a communication channel or storage in a storage medium. An early example is an invention of language, which enabled a person, through speech, to communicate what they thought, saw, heard, or felt to others.

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