verb (used with object), col·or-cod·ed, col·or-cod·ing.
to distinguish or classify with a color code.
Origin of color-code
First recorded in 1955–60
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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