They learned to measure and count in better ways, and cracked the codes of physics, chemistry, and biology.
A panel of doctors set up by the American Medical Association reviews the codes annually and recommends updates to Medicare.
In Downtown Vegas, the codes of Sin City are still intact—there are casinos, neon lights and nightlife.
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.