or bar code
verb (used with object), bar·cod·ed, bar·cod·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for bar code
Cultural definitions for bar code
A series of parallel lines that can be read by an optical scanner and decoded by a computer into usable information. The ten-line Universal Product Code (UPC) on the packaging of retail items is an example of this. The key to this code is the variation in line thickness and separation.