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|Noun||1.||computer code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions|
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
coding system - a system of signals used to represent letters or numbers in transmitting messages
address, computer address, reference - (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
American Standard Code for Information Interchange, ASCII - (computer science) a code for information exchange between computers made by different companies; a string of 7 binary digits represents each character; used in most microcomputers
binary code - code using a string of 8 binary digits to represent characters
ECC, error correction code - (telecommunication) a coding system that incorporates extra parity bits in order to detect errors
firmware, microcode - (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
machine code, machine language - a set of instructions coded so that the computer can use it directly without further translation
object code - the machine-language output of a compiler that is ready for execution on a particular computer
operation code, order code - the portion of a set of operation descriptions that specifies the operation to be performed; the set of operations in a computer
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"