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source code

n.
Code written by a programmer in a high-level language and readable by people but not computers. Source code must be converted to object code or machine language before a computer can read or execute the program.

source code

n
(Computer Science) computing the original form of a computer program before it is converted into a machine-readable code
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.source code - program instructions written as an ASCII text file; must be translated by a compiler or interpreter or assembler into the object code for a particular computer before execution
ASCII text file - a text file that contains only ASCII characters without special formatting
Translations
zdrojový kód
kildekode
QuelltextProgrammcodeQuellcode
lähtekoodlähtetekst
lähdekoodi
code source
forráskód
ソースコード
kod źródłowy
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Developers can now access the source code to the Second Life end-user software in order to make modifications, enhancements and to add new features.

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