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coder

[ koh-der ]
/ ˈkoʊ dər /
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noun

a person or device that translates information into a code.
a person who assigns codes to objects or data: Medical coders assign standard codes to medical services so that insurance companies can pay claims.
Computers. a person who writes computer code; a programmer.

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Origin of coder

First recorded in 1925–30; code + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for coder

coder
/ (ˈkəʊdə) /

noun

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