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color-code

[ kuhl-er-kohd ]
/ ˈkʌl ərˌkoʊd /

verb (used with object), col·or-cod·ed, col·or-cod·ing.

to distinguish or classify with a color code.

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Nearby words

color taste, color temperature, color transparency, color wheel, color-blind, color-code, color-coded, color-coordinated, color-key, color., colorable

Origin of color-code

First recorded in 1955–60

Definition for color-code (2 of 2)

color code


noun

any system of marking or visual designation that uses specific colors for indicating or simplifying, as on a chart or map or in an industrial plant.
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