But it was never a place where vigilantism ensured arbitrary enforcement of codes of behavior.
They learned to measure and count in better ways, and cracked the codes of physics, chemistry, and biology.
codes were important to effecting victory because tactics had to keep up with the times.
In Downtown Vegas, the codes of Sin City are still intact—there are casinos, neon lights and nightlife.
A panel of doctors set up by the American Medical Association reviews the codes annually and recommends updates to Medicare.
In its ears my words are blasphemies; I am outraging all its codes.
Good taste is the most subtle of all the codes of judgment which are cultivated by the mores.
codes, books or writings setting forth certain laws or rules respecting particular subjects; books of civil laws.
Your codes are blind without the miraculous torches which this Office can light.
In the codes now in the hands of the public, an average word of seven letters would contain twenty-three signals.
c.1300, "systematic compilation of laws," from Old French code "system of laws, law-book" (13c.), from Latin codex, earlier caudex "book, book of laws," literally "tree trunk," hence, book made up of wooden tablets covered with wax for writing. Meaning "cipher" (the sense in secret code) is from 1808.
1815, from code (n.). Specifically in the computer sense from 1947. Related: Coded; coding.
A series of instructions designed to be fed into a computer.