code name

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code name

An internal name given to a product under development. For example, Chicago was the code name for Windows 95; Merced was the code name for Intel's Itanium chip.
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First 10 postcards that use code-word 'ribald fluffedry' will win some stuff.
The search began after a tip-off, using a recognised code-word, to a phone hotline run by a grief- counselling group
Two years after Burton's death, Jeanne Kirkpatrick coined the phrase "San Francisco Democrats" as a code-word to describe how the party had estranged itself from Middle America.