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color code

noun
1.
any system of marking or visual designation that uses specific colors for indicating or simplifying, as on a chart or map or in an industrial plant.

color-code

[kuhl-er-kohd] /ˈkʌl ərˌkoʊd/
verb (used with object), color-coded, color-coding.
1.
to distinguish or classify with a color code.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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Examples from the web for color-code
  • For a long time now, it's been possible to color-code events by sub-calendar.
  • Researchers color-code these features according to wavelength or temperature.
  • Participants color-code the three drawings-green for go, yellow for caution, and red for stop.

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