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code word

n.
1. A secret word or phrase used as a code name or password.
2. A euphemism: "The Democrats' 'populism' is a code word for bigger farm subsidies and protectionism" (New Republic).

code′ word`


n.
a euphemistic or politically acceptable catchword or phrase used instead of a blunter or less acceptable term.
[1965–70]

code word

1. A word that has been assigned a classification and a classified meaning to safeguard intentions and information regarding a classified plan or operation.
2. A cryptonym used to identify sensitive intelligence data.
Translations

code word

nCodewort nt; (Comput also) → Passwort nt, → Kennwort nt
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Two days after you published my letter about puzzle codewords mentioning D-Day landings and the death of Hugh Hefner, I open my Chronicle to my favourite puzzles section and what do I find?
A newly designed encoder used by source nodes that is dedicated to correlate codewords with different orders is presented.
And one can imagine the confusion that might have arisen if Frank Pike and Corporal Jones had been left to receive the real-life codewords devised for the Home Guard.
Then a, b and x are the only possible codewords in their neighbourhoods.
Furthermore, codewords in B* are the only codewords which can separate AA-pairs from other AA-pairs.
It noted how users, wanting to let their colleagues know how to access their accounts, were finding 'creative ways to override' corporate IT policies on codewords.
The topics include enhancing performance in routing protocols in mobile ad-hoc networks, a qualitative resource utilization benchmarking for mobile applications, a fast image encoding algorithm based on the pyramid structure of codewords, and a model for mobile learning service quality in university environment.
To book, you will need to have collected 5 different codewords or tokens from those we've printed in the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror since August 21.
uk/sundaymail register and enter your five codewords.
You will need to collect either a complete set 5 different tokens or a complete set of 5 different codewords out of those printed in the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror until Friday September 3.
Collect five different codewords, one codeword must be from the Sunday Mail.
The biggest gain from our algorithms was achieved by creating dictionary of frequent words and replacing the words with shorter codewords.

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