|1.||See also genetic code a system of letters or symbols, and rules for their association by means of which information can be represented or communicated for reasons of secrecy, brevity, etc: binary code; Morse code|
|2.||a message in code|
|3.||a symbol used in a code|
|4.||a conventionalized set of principles, rules, or expectations: a code of behaviour|
|5.||a system of letters or digits used for identification or selection purposes|
|6.||to translate, transmit, or arrange into a code|
|[C14: from French, from Latin cōdex book, |
A series of instructions designed to be fed into a computer.