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barcode

[bahr-kohd] /ˈbɑrˌkoʊd/
noun
1.
a series of lines of varying width, printed, as on a container or product, that can be read by an optical scanner to determine charges for purchases, destinations for letters, etc.
verb (used with object), barcoded, barcoding.
2.
to put a barcode on.
Origin
1970-75; bar1 ( def 13 ) + code
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  • Postcard printers have begun blocking a section off where the barcode will be placed.

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