Universal-product-code meaning

A number and barcode that identify an individual consumer product, often used for tracking inventory.
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A patterned series of vertical bars of varying widths printed on packages of many consumer products: it can be read by a computerized scanner for inventory control, pricing, etc.
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See UPC.
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A barcode symbology used on retail products, encoding 12 digits using seven bits for each in its main variant, UPC-A, and differing slightly from EAN.
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Noun

Singular:
universal-product-code
Plural:
universal-product-codes