Meaning of CODE in English

I. noun


a code of conduct (= a set of rules stating how you must behave )

All professions have a code of conduct.

a code of honour (= a set of moral rules, laws, or principles that people follow )

We abide by a strict military code of honor.

a moral code (= a set of beliefs about right and wrong that influences your behaviour )

His own moral code is based on his religious beliefs.

a strict code (= set of rules about what is acceptable )

The club has a strict dress code.

Doctors have a strict code of conduct.

area code

bar code

code name

a crime busting operation code-named Jeeves

code word

‘Lively discussion’ is a code word for ‘arguing’.

colour coded


It took them nearly two months to crack the code .

dialling code

genetic code

Highway Code

machine code

Morse code

a message in Morse code

object code

penal code

source code

Universal Product Code

zip code




One works by crossing two parents with slightly different genetic codes , and mixing their genes randomly.

Language is the same in this respect as telegraphy, genetic codes , and mathematics.

These examples show clearly that the human genetic code does not contain specific instructions to behave in a particular way.

Even the genetic code , which is arbitrary, is the same in all species.

The idea of genetic algorithms is to mimic natural Darwinian selection of genetic codes .

There is no biological need for each to have the same genetic code .&038;.

True enough, these two groups use the same basic genetic code .

Their genetic code cells were showing similar deformities to those of Chernobyl residents.


He curbed the tribal chiefs and imposed a secular legal code .

His major achievement was a comprehensive and unusually liberal legal code .

On the contrary, it works within the framework of the Zande legal code and studiously observes all its provisions and prescriptions.

Accordingly, measures were taken to draw up a new legal code .

A unified legal code was established there in 1725-29.

This explains why patriarchal legal codes sometimes ostracize and punish the victim of rape as much as the rapist.

There are, however, particular difficulties in establishing a legal code for the control of advertisements.


She emphasised the status of housework as a moral code rather than a logical practice.

Luther is, after all, true to his own weird moral code .

He will not voluntarily do anything which conflicts with his personal moral code , nor can he be induced to do so.

The comedia lacrimosa champions a new moral code founded on friendship, tolerance, humanity and charity.

This is fairly obvious with a relatively abstract form such as a moral code .

His parents, he knew, had followed a simpler moral code .

Anyway the moral code prevents him from taking her back whether he wants to or not.

Our obligation is to define the liberty of all, not to mandate our own moral code ....


Both Nash reversion and Abreu's simple penal codes are subgame perfect equilibrium strategies and so satisfy this criterion of credibility.

At the start, parliamentarians were given different versions of the penal code to discuss.

Self-defacement, inciting anti-Soviet attitudes, it's all in the penal code .

But lawyers, investigators and police have only contempt for the penal code , in force since Jan. 1.

But what needs to be changed is the spirit of the penal code .

You should note that the penal codes of some nations impose time limits for the reporting of crime.

This law includes amendments to the penal code and the conditional release of approximately 38,000 prisoners.

Euthanasia technically remained a criminal offence subject to a minimum prison sentence of 12 years under Article 293 of the penal code .


And we proved it by cracking the manufacturers' secret codes .

The journal comes with eight secret codes to protect privacy.

We've got to talk in secret codes , like the P-Funk codes.

There were secret caches, secret trails, secret codes , secret missions, secret terrors and appetites and longings and regrets.

His days of peering into the secret codes of foreign nations, he feared, were over for ever.

She was shouting again, trying to tell Glover something in her secret code .


No questions were asked as long as recruits accepted the harsh conditions and the unit's strict code of honour.

He had an extremely strict code of conduct for himself and a lenient one for others.

The scathing attack from consumer watchdogs comes only months after the introduction of a strict code of practice designed to improve services.

All students are informed by their instructor of the strict code of taekwondo.

Sainsbury's says it has a strict listeria code of practice and is confident that standards of hygiene are effective.

He displayed that strange other-worldliness that I have sometimes detected in other people who follow some strict religious code .


In this respect, voluntary codes of practice applied in a particular trade are highly relevant.

This voluntary code sets standards for retailers buying goods from the third world.

That was shown about 20 years ago, shortly after the first voluntary code .

But there is already a head of steam in parliament to make the proposed voluntary takeover code legally binding.

They have said that there is too much legislation and that voluntary codes are required.

The voluntary code , which will cover offshore centres, has no provisions for sanctions or enforcement checks.


The records will be sorted by zip code and displayed on the screen.

Searches can be done by name, county or ZIP code .

Most of the zip codes with little or no comeback were concentrated in the East Bay and far North Bay.

Today, their zip code boasts the most expensive residential real estate in the Bay Area.

Neighborhood distinctions are arbitrary and often straddle zip codes .

The report indicates the number of permits issued by ZIP code , age, gender and race.



The computer itself could only be activated by an access code known solely to Bailey.

The five-digit access code is required until at least March 1997, when the state market is more fully deregulated.

After feeding in the access code he sat back and stifled a yawn.

This provides you with a voice message telephone number and access code .


And the area code showed it was in Dusseldorf - 70 miles away.

Public meetings will be held in San Diego in November to discuss possible boundaries for the next 619 area code split.

The full name and address to which the account must be paid and also its telephone number complete with area code .

On one he found four telephone numbers with out-of-state area codes .

Prefix changes Telephone customers with these prefixes have been switched to the new 760 area code .

It suggested dialing 10-321 before 1 and the area code .

Beginning tomorrow, you have to deal with area code 760.

Local calls remain local calls, even if the call crosses area codes .


To read in such a small bar code successfully requires a very high degree of resolution.

Here bundles of cloth arrive from the mills decked in bar codes .

The do-it-yourself bar code user therefore has to write his or her own reader software.

Next month some practical bar code hardware and software will be described.

There is a bar code plus thirteen digit number on the front of this copy of Everyday Electronics.

When a bar code is read, all that is fed into the computer system is the same number.

Without this massive data base, all you read in from the bar code is a meaningless number.

And as bar codes have only 13 digits, are they going to run out of codes?


It's a cool drinking venue, with a noir dress code observed by the arty crowd and staff.

Usually, there is something behind a dress code , some reasoning.

The elegance and grace of riding side-saddle is reiterated in the dress code .

Instead of simplifying life, relaxed business dress codes have become an expensive and troublesome burden.

I have discovered a dress code among Labour party members.

I knew the language, the dress codes , what the leisure weekend activites were.

The dress code in the East Links clubhouse required only that entrants not wear spikes.

Most public schools already have dress codes .


It can be programmed by machine code , by taking it through the motions, or by keyboard.

This computer has no machine code instruction set or data formats in the ordinary sense.

Assembler is less computer orientated than machine code .

An assembler instruction will correspond to a frequently performed operation and represents many machine code instructions.

Like machine code , assembler is computer specific.

A statement to call a machine code subroutine.

In order for this to work, the machine code program must be loaded into the same address each time.


Telegraph came to the village in 1901 and messages were sent by morse code .

McAlister reached for his fork and tapped out a rhythm, a signal, a Morse code .

For the richness of morse code is a borrowed richness.

He was the Einstein of the hound kingdom-able to decipher morse code .

As humans we can transmit messages to each other by speaking, writing, morse code , semaphore and smoke signals.

Beacons, semaphore, morse code were all in their day rapid methods of sending information.

Look at the Morse code chart and, using a torch, try to spell out your name.


It was preceded by a scrupulous recce weeks before in a restaurant near his house with the code name Pomme d'Amour.

The new system was as deep and mysterious as its chromatic code name implied.

Medusa was the code name of a back-up disk suite product brought to market a year ago.

Olenick picked the code name as a tribute to his commander, Col.

The Triumph code name , by the way, has been changed.

Chuck is short for Charlie, and Charlie is the old code name for a down-home white bigot.

Fascination with code names went well beyond operations, reaching even the contra supporters and fund-raisers.

Given the ironic code name Oxcart, the plane was the first to be built from titanium.


In the latter case you would need to get a new tax code number from your employer.

Each worker is given an income tax code number which is related to the total of his personal allowances.

It shows their tax code number and details of their gross pay and tax deducted to date.

As you select each colour from the palette, you are required to give it a code number or letter.

The signals generated vary according to the code number .

Generally, this coded message contains information about the item: its stock code number , size, colour etc.

The sample often arrives at the point of analysis marked only with a code number .


The 7100 chip architecture itself features 32-bit instructions, 64 major operation codes and 140 machine instructions.

Usually only a small number of different operation code field sizes are used, rather than a completely variable field size.

Is the condition encoded in the operation code or in a subsidiary information field?


The debuggers allow users to download and debug source code in real-time.

Adobe has always been highly protective of its source code , turning down deals rather than share it.

Application developers however, need to maintain only a single version of their source code for all systems.

There is no evidence that the intruder gained access to the source code for Office or any Windows products.

C programmers may be interested in the fact that WinPos comes with source code .

ProActive will release new versions of its software to meet emerging requirements, but won't sell source code , says Sippl.

The source code is to form the basis of an integrated set of financial and distribution management application modules for international usage.


Nevertheless, Bell is right in pointing out that style shift and code switching are closely related.

The principal means whereby the two language varieties interact in conversation is through language alternation in the form of code switching .

Where bilingual code switching is concerned, this is at its most obvious to the analyst.

A great deal has been written about code switching , from various viewpoints: social, pragmatic, grammatical.

Many studies have aimed at typologies of code switching which classify switches according to their function in discourse.

In addition, there is dynamic interaction between the two varieties, mainly through code switching .


Being realistic about it, a bar code system that would directly provide text string is not a very practical proposition.

The charge code system is also described in Section 11.

Analysis of other code systems has shown that the process of coding is time consuming and probably at least 20% inaccurate.

He said a code system used by tobacco manufacturers prevented his department or smokers knowing which ingredients were in specific brands.


In the latter case you would need to get a new tax code number from your employer.

One reason is that the tax codes of other countries encourage savings, while ours discourages it.

Plenty of obstacles, from tax codes to bureaucrats, remain.

They blamed not the Internal Revenue Service but the tax code .

A substantial tax on marriage has been introduced into our tax code for many couples. 5.

The commission did identify 60 areas where the tax code might be simplified.


If it had a name, or a code word , well that sounds like civil servants playing games.

Essentially, each code word is a separate, highly specialized entity.

Suppose I forget the code word .

Occasionally, the code word has to be changed because it has been compromised.

Each employee has a code word , which the computer's voice recognition chip checks.

Excellence becomes a code word for retreat from equity.

Previously the code word for this was Trine and before that, during the early 1960s, Dinar.

It was, the thinking went, a code word for lesbianism.



They can be fined if they break the code .

Mathematicians of the finest calibre were essential for what then seemed the almost impossible task of breaking a code with astronomical permutations.

Mathematicians scribble equations on blackboards and program supercomputers to make the billions of calculations needed to break a tough code .

It broke a code of silence.

The Rabari are not so much hypocritical in their attitudes to breaking the Hindu code of vegetarianism as low-key.

To break this is to break the code , so it is rarely given.

In her acceptance she broke the code of propriety, went beyond the established manners in a light encounter.


But how are we to interpret the symbolism of other cultures; how can we crack their symbolic codes ?

He cracked that code in a hurry!

Once the team has cracked this bidding code , they should be able to subvert it.

Cecil Phillips thrived on the cerebral challenge of cracking Soviet codes .

Paul used his computer to crack the code and continued as before.

What they must do to achieve that is crack the code that enables them to win the big match.


At a meeting in Paris on 11 June the Syndicat decided to draw up a code of conduct for its members.

Employees are involved in drawing up a code of conduct for their team meetings.

Officers have already drawn up a new code of standards for landlords.

Jo Spence began by using the snapshots of her childhood to draw attention to the codes of domestic photography.


You should enter the codes specified for your printer in its manual. 10.

Consumers can then enter this code online to earn themselves Beenz reward points.


With any kind of water play it's important to follow the safety code .

His parents, he knew, had followed a simpler moral code .

An example is shown in Appendix G. The data are followed by the code 99999 which signals the end of the package.

Do customers-to-be really care whether you precisely follow a lengthy code of practice?

The structure of the Guidelines follows that of the code itself.

He displayed that strange other-worldliness that I have sometimes detected in other people who follow some strict religious code .


Unfortunately, different manufacturers use different codes so there is no compatibility between different systems.

Instead of using a one-byte code , it actually drew the letter, pixel by pixel.

If you use the green code consistently the idea should be well rooted by the time they go to school.

In fact, WordPerfect uses invisible codes for many of its functions.

It will also use ObjectStore to recognise code , data and objects written in different programming languages.

It also covers data held manually which can be identified using a code held on a computer.

The earliest form of submarine cable telegraphy: manual simplex working using a cable code key.

The second method uses the actual codes sent to the screen driver.


I vaguely recall writing down the codes months ago and losing whatever it was I wrote them on.

You might even use WordPerfect to write source codes of computer programs.

The industry howls, then writes its own code to pre-empt any that could change its marketing practices.

One reason I have written this code of ethics is that no one has to take short cuts ever.

The 1987 State of World Population Report is written in code .

Like Samuel Pepys before him, he writes it in code .

As humans we can transmit messages to each other by speaking, writing , morse code , semaphore and smoke signals.

A great deal has been written about code switching, from various viewpoints: social, pragmatic, grammatical.


break a code

It broke a code of silence.

Mathematicians of the finest calibre were essential for what then seemed the almost impossible task of breaking a code with astronomical permutations.


A new code of practice governing the advertising of tobacco products is being introduced.

a telegraphic code

Building codes have been strengthened following the earthquake.

Churches help to teach children a strong moral code .

He will be dealt with under our code of discipline.

Hobbs had blatantly ignored the legal profession's code of conduct.

people who follow some strict religious code

Some programmers write code for more than 12 hours straight.

The code "ZZ35" on this cassette means it was imported from Europe.

The code was used by the Japanese Navy during World War II.

the income tax code


And we proved it by cracking the manufacturers' secret codes.

Ever since the World Health organisation approved an infant-formula marketing code in 1981, everyone else wants one too.

It can even include invisible codes such as carriage returns, tab stops, indentations, and format changes.

Management consultancy divisions of accounting firms tend to be strong on business advice and professional codes of conduct.

Previously the code word for this was Trine and before that, during the early 1960s, Dinar.

Rumors, false battle reports, meaningless codes, inflammatory speeches, orders to non-existent rebels.

Two hundred code writers, broken down into teams, entered the project as if it were some underground cavern.

II. verb




The system allows us to establish ranges of values for fields and then codes the data accordingly.

The method of coding the data in this study was rather different from that used by Hughes and Cole.

Now a data processing research institute is to study ways of coding such sensitive data.


The genes code information for the formation of protein, the main constituent of our tissues and enzymes.

One way of coding the information of two tapes on a single tape is to interleave the two.


Security badges are coded to show which buildings each person may enter.


And why is it coded with initials?

Fig. 1 shows how an eight bit binary number can be bar coded using this system.

It is not supposed to be obvious that the statement can be coded into arithmetic, but it can be.

It was based on independent particles, each coding for a single attribute and each following its own path down the generations.

Topological feature based methods detect and code straight lines and the orientation of strokes.

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