coding system

Definitions of coding system
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n a system of signals used to represent letters or numbers in transmitting messages

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Microsoft disk operating system
an operating system developed by Bill Gates for personal computers
Linux
an open-source version of the UNIX operating system
MapQuest
a free, widely-used Web Map Server
Google
a widely used search engine that uses text-matching techniques to find web pages that are important and relevant to a user's search
Yahoo
a widely used search engine for the web that finds information, news, images, products, finance
Ask Jeeves
a widely used search engine accepting plain English questions or phrases or terms
Internet Explorer
a commercial browser
Konqueror
a freeware browser for Linux
lynx
a text browser
Mosaic
a freeware browser
Netscape
a commercial browser
Opera
a commercial browser
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code
a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
code, computer code
(computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
access, access code
a code (a series of characters or digits) that must be entered in some way (typed or dialed or spoken) to get the use of something (a telephone line or a computer or a local area network etc.)
area code
a number usually of 3 digits assigned to a telephone area as in the United States and Canada
Universal Product Code, bar 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
color code
system using colors to designate classifications
cipher, cryptograph, cypher, secret code
a secret method of writing
Morse, Morse code, international Morse code
a telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
ZIP, ZIP code, postal code, postcode
a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
address, computer address, reference
(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
ASCII, American Standard Code for Information Interchange
(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
computer software, package, software, software package, software program, software system
(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
command, instruction, program line, statement
(computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
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writing
letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language

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