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coder

[koh-der] /ˈkoʊ dər/
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
1925-1930
1925-30; code + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for coder

coder

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