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color code

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a system of easily distinguishable colours, as for the identification of electrical wires or resistors
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The barangays were grouped in three different color codes - red, orange and yellow.
The online documentation has been recently updated and the color codes of 23 additional car marques have been added.
But civilians are not aware of what action to be taken based on the color codes. This may require a revision but does not herald full change in the coding system, he said.
With increased movement of patients from institution to institution and an equally mobile national nursing staff, the idea is that wristband color codes need to be consistent to cut down on hospital errors.
Healthcare organizations can print Central Health Information System color codes directly on identification bands with Endur ID's direct printing solutions.
Sutterfield said the color codes aren't intended to attract people to one opinion piece or another
Army developed a color-coding scheme for different types of hazardous materials (ANSI Color Codes, 2000).