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bar·code

 (bär′kōd′)
n. also bar code
1. A series of vertical bars of varying widths, in which each of the digits zero through nine are represented by a different pattern of bars that can be read by a laser scanner. The bars are commonly found on consumer products and are used especially for inventory control.
2. A DNA barcode.
tr.v.
1. bar·cod·ed, bar·cod·ing, bar·codes To provide or mark (an item) with a barcode.
2. To DNA barcode.

barcode

(ˈbɑːˌkəʊd)
n
(Commerce) commerce a machine-readable arrangement of numbers and parallel lines of different widths printed on a package, which can be electronically scanned at a checkout to register the price of the goods and to activate computer stock-checking and reordering. Also called: Universal Product Code or UPC
Translations
شفرة خيطية
баркод
codi de barres
čárový kód
stregkode
vöötkood
بارکد
viivakoodi
barkôdcrtični kôd
vonalkód
バーコード
바코드
brūkšninis kodas
svītrkods
strekkode
kod kreskowykod paskowy
código de barras
cod de bare
čiarový kód
črtna koda
бар код
streckkod
บารโคด
bar kodbarkod
штрих-кодування
mã vạch
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