They provided the company with coded invoices that described the “irregular act” they had carried out.
coded references to risqué and sexual matters were catnip to the lyricists Lorenz Hart and Cole Porter.
They then coded the examples to understand how the term was being used.
As always, our conversations were brief and coded in messages, especially when he knew I was in Mexico.
Following critical sniping at their first novels, Vidal and Capote retreated, and gay lit with them, to more discreet, coded work.
The commander checked his chronometer as the delegates went to send their coded reports to their home worlds.
By the time they reached there, Jennie had her account written and coded.
coded words originally written in Latin have been directly transliterated, as have the words in the Greek language.
Again Mannion coded and sent, received and translated, sent again.
Not through the ordinary open airways, but in the National Length, and coded.
c.1300, "systematic compilation of laws," from Old French code "system of laws, law-book" (13c.), from Latin codex, earlier caudex "book, book of laws," literally "tree trunk," hence, book made up of wooden tablets covered with wax for writing. Meaning "cipher" (the sense in secret code) is from 1808.
1815, from code (n.). Specifically in the computer sense from 1947. Related: Coded; coding.
A series of instructions designed to be fed into a computer.