Meaning of “encode” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “encode” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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encodeverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈkəʊd/ us /-ˈkoʊd/

IT to put information into a form in which it can be stored, and which can only be read using special technology or knowledge:

HTML is the programming language used to encode documents to that they can be displayed on any computer which has access the Web.
Each box of medicine has a label encoded with a unique ID number linked to a database.
noun [ U ]

Let's review the encoding and decoding of this information.

(Definition of “encode” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)