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ten code

or 10 code

[ ten-kohd ]
/ ˈtɛn ˌkoʊd /
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noun Radio.
a set of code numbers each beginning with the number ten and used as a code to describe different situations: originally used by the police, later used in CB and other radio communications.
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Origin of ten code

Fitst recorded in 1965–70
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