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coder

[koh-der]
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noun
  1. a person or device that translates information into a code.
  2. a person who assigns codes to objects or data: The medical coder submitted the patient's test results to the insurance company.
  3. a person who writes computer code; a computer programmer.

Origin of coder

First recorded in 1925–30; code + -er1
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  • What did a coder or code book, matter at the present moment?

    The White Moll

    Frank L. Packard


British Dictionary definitions for coder

coder

noun
  1. a person or thing that codes
  2. electronics a device for transforming normal signals into a coded form
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