[ koh-der ]
/ ˈkoʊ dər /


a person or device that translates information into a code.
a person who assigns codes to objects or data: The medical coder submitted the patient's test results to the insurance company.
a person who writes computer code; a computer programmer.

Origin of coder

First recorded in 1925–30; code + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for coder

/ (ˈkəʊdə) /


a person or thing that codes
electronics a device for transforming normal signals into a coded form
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