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bar code

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE, IT
a small rectangular pattern of thick and thin black lines printed on a product, or on its container, so that the details of the product can be read by and recorded on a computer system: Bar codes can be scanned by optical scanners known as bar code readers.
bar coding noun [U]
Translations of “bar code”
in Korean 바코드…
in Arabic الرَّمْز القُضْبانيّ…
in Portuguese código de barras…
in Catalan codi de barres…
in Japanese バーコード…
in Italian codice a barre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 條碼…
in Russian штрих-код…
in Turkish barkod, elektronik fiyat etiketi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 条形码…
in Polish kod paskowy…
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