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en·code

 (ĕn-kōd′)
v. en·cod·ed, en·cod·ing, en·codes
v.tr.
1. To convert (a message or other information) into code.
2. To format (electronic data) according to a standard format.
3. Genetics To specify the genetic code for (a protein, for example).
v.intr.
1. To convert information into code.
2. To format electronic data according to a standard format.
3. Genetics To specify the genetic code for a protein.

en·cod′er n.
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encode

(ɪnˈkəʊd)
vb (tr)
1. (Communications & Information) to convert (a message) from plain text into code
2. (Computer Science) computing to convert (characters and symbols) into a digital form as a series of impulses. Compare decode2
3. (Broadcasting) to convert (an electrical signal) into a form suitable for transmission
4. (Psychology) to convert (a nerve signal) into a form that can be received by the brain
5. (Linguistics) to use (a word, phrase, etc, esp of a foreign language) in the construction appropriate to it in that language
enˈcodement n
enˈcoder n
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en•code

(ɛnˈkoʊd)

v.t. -cod•ed, -cod•ing.
to convert (information, a message, etc.) into code.
[1930–35]
en•cod′a•ble, adj.
en•code′ment, n.
en•cod′er, n.
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encode


Past participle: encoded
Gerund: encoding

Imperative
encode
encode
Present
I encode
you encode
he/she/it encodes
we encode
you encode
they encode
Preterite
I encoded
you encoded
he/she/it encoded
we encoded
you encoded
they encoded
Present Continuous
I am encoding
you are encoding
he/she/it is encoding
we are encoding
you are encoding
they are encoding
Present Perfect
I have encoded
you have encoded
he/she/it has encoded
we have encoded
you have encoded
they have encoded
Past Continuous
I was encoding
you were encoding
he/she/it was encoding
we were encoding
you were encoding
they were encoding
Past Perfect
I had encoded
you had encoded
he/she/it had encoded
we had encoded
you had encoded
they had encoded
Future
I will encode
you will encode
he/she/it will encode
we will encode
you will encode
they will encode
Future Perfect
I will have encoded
you will have encoded
he/she/it will have encoded
we will have encoded
you will have encoded
they will have encoded
Future Continuous
I will be encoding
you will be encoding
he/she/it will be encoding
we will be encoding
you will be encoding
they will be encoding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encoding
you have been encoding
he/she/it has been encoding
we have been encoding
you have been encoding
they have been encoding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encoding
you will have been encoding
he/she/it will have been encoding
we will have been encoding
you will have been encoding
they will have been encoding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encoding
you had been encoding
he/she/it had been encoding
we had been encoding
you had been encoding
they had been encoding
Conditional
I would encode
you would encode
he/she/it would encode
we would encode
you would encode
they would encode
Past Conditional
I would have encoded
you would have encoded
he/she/it would have encoded
we would have encoded
you would have encoded
they would have encoded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encode - convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally"
convert - change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers"
cypher, encipher, encrypt, cipher, write in code, code, inscribe - convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
decipher, decode, decrypt - convert code into ordinary language
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encode

verb encrypt, code, scramble, garble, make unintelligible, encipher, put into code The sender uses a secret key to encode the message.
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Translations
يُشَفِّر، يَضَعُ في رُموز سِرِّيَّه
kode
iekodetkodet
zakódovaťzašifrovať
kodlamakşifrelemek

encode

[ɪnˈkəʊd] VT
1. (= encrypt) → codificar, cifrar
2. (Ling) → cifrar
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encode

[ɪnˈkəʊd] vt (= encrypt) [+ information, data, message] → coder
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encode

vt (also Comput) → codieren
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encode

[ɪnˈkəʊd] vtcodificare
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encode

(inˈkoud) verb
to put into (secret, computer etc) code.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The team also used information from the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements, known as ENCODE.
(1,2) Since then, we have seen additional massive investment by the public sector to determine the function of this complex blueprint for life, including the International HapMap project to map the inherited blocks of the genome across global populations, and the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project to define the "functional elements" within the genome.

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