noun Also bar code .
verb (used with object), bar·cod·ed, bar·cod·ing.Also bar-code .
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We assign ages to those barcode stripes using the geological timescale.The New Historian of the Smash That Made the Himalayas|Robin George Andrews|April 14, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Some have additional features that will allow you to scan the barcode on packaged food to determine cook time automatically, LED touch screen panels, and moisture sensors to avoid drying out your meal.The best microwaves: This way for buttery popcorn and tempting leftovers|PopSci Commerce Team|January 22, 2021|Popular Science
Picture one of those barcode readers used at checkout lines in a grocery store, but bigger and with the silvery sheen and shape of a robot used to explore a foreign planet.San Diego Scientist Gets Closer to Understanding Why the Coast Collapses|MacKenzie Elmer|December 28, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Every box is equipped with a GPS beacon, a temperature monitor and a barcode that’s scanned upon receipt.The Novel Tracking And Monitoring Technology Getting The COVID-19 Vaccine Distributed Across the U.S.|Alice Park|December 17, 2020|Time
Those figures, Lopach said, are based on barcode tracking on return envelopes, which shows when an application is received by a local election office.A Nonprofit With Ties to Democrats Is Sending Out Millions of Ballot Applications. Election Officials Wish It Would Stop.|by Joshua Eaton, Lauren Rosenthal and Thy Anh Vo|October 23, 2020|ProPublica
But it might also be a symbol, a barcode, or a red box containing the words “[Daily] Beast” in white lettering.
“I tend to be a moderate,” said Louis, 69, a barcode salesman from Long Island who declined to give his last name.
British Dictionary definitions for barcode
Cultural definitions for barcode
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.