Meaning of “Universal Product Code” in the English Dictionary


"Universal Product Code" in Business English

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Universal Product Codenoun [ C ]

uk us abbreviation UPC PRODUCTION

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:

More than a million companies worldwide use the familiar Universal Product Code symbols to identify consumer products.
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(Definition of “Universal Product Code” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)