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bar codenoun [C]

also barcode, /ˈbɑrˌkoʊd/ /ˈbɑr ˌkoʊd/
a small rectangle of black lines of different widths that contains information that can be read by a computer
(Definition of bar code from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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bar codenoun [C]

uk   us   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]
Bar coding is essential for efficient inventory management.
(Definition of bar code from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bar code”
in Arabic الرَّمْز القُضْبانيّ…
in Korean 바코드…
in Portuguese código de barras…
in Catalan codi de barres…
in Japanese バーコード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 条形码…
in Turkish barkod, elektronik fiyat etiketi…
in Russian штрих-код…
in Chinese (Traditional) 條碼…
in Italian codice a barre…
in Polish kod paskowy…
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