Universal Product Code(redirected from UPC bar 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.
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U′niver′sal Prod′uct Code`
a standardized bar code in widespread use in retail sales.
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|Noun||1.||Universal 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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