Barcode Definition

bärkōd
bar code, barcodes
noun
A series of vertical bars of varying widths, in which each of the digits zero through nine are represented by a different pattern of bars that can be read by a laser scanner. The bars are commonly found on consumer products and are used especially for inventory control.
American Heritage
A DNA barcode.
American Heritage Medicine

Any set of machine-readable parallel bars or concentric circles, varying in width, spacing, or height, encoding information according to a symbology.

Wiktionary
verb
To provide or mark (an item) with a barcode.
American Heritage
To DNA barcode.
American Heritage
To provide or mark an item with a barcode.
American Heritage Medicine
To DNA barcode.
American Heritage Medicine
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Noun

Singular:
barcode
Plural:
barcodes

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