Universal Product Code

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Universal Product Code

n. Abbr. UPC
A number and barcode that identify an individual consumer product, often used for tracking inventory.

U′niver′sal Prod′uct Code`


n.
a standardized bar code in widespread use in retail sales.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.Universal Product Code - code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laserUniversal Product Code - code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laser; printed on consumer product packages to identify the item for a computer that provides the price and registers inventory information
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
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