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Noun1.computer code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructionscomputer 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"
program line, instruction, statement, command - (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
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Programmers would be able to generate lines of computer code simply by drawing diagrams or charts on a computer screen.
Each new line of computer code, each faster chip has brought a little more of the world beyond our vision into view.
The library's programs illustrate explicitly how computational algorithms translate into computer code instructions.
The agency is at work fixing the 86 automated information systems on which it will rely after 2000--programs containing some 39 million lines of computer code. However, GAO notes, DLA "has not yet taken the fundamental steps [for] ensuring the proper date information is passed between systems," nor has it adequately set priorities for which systems should be attended to first.
Thus, it is illegal to distribute computer code or place it in the stream of commerce with intent to cause damage or economic loss.(2) Conceptualized in this manner, computer code regulation is comparable to regulation of firearms or other potentially harmful objects.
One dividend of that pursuit, he believes, will be the emergence of software modules--large, interchangeable, off-the-shelf chunks of computer code that can be selected and shuffled to reliably achieve novel applications.
NASA SCIENTISTS ARE DEVELOPING what they call a software checker program that will find bugs in spacecraft computer code more quickly and accurately and improve space mission safety.
More programs should check digital signatures to confirm that transferred files and computer code come from a trusted source.
To implement parallel processing of XANES we started from the serial version of the computer code Feff [54].
More damaging than this are the details of the computer code, used to back up their case for man-made global warming.
The text covers basic concepts and procedures of fluid dynamics, heat, and mass transfer, then shows students how to implement computational methodology into a computer code so that they can solve more complex problems on their own.
Encryption "scrambles" data with a secret numeric "key" added to a document's computer code. Others with the secret key can "unscramble" the data, thus ensuring that only authorized viewers can see the information.

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