color code

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color code

[′kəl·ər ‚kōd]
(electricity)
A system of colors used to indicate the electrical value of a component or to identify terminals and leads.
(engineering)
Any system of colors used for purposes of identification, such as to identify dangerous areas of a factory.
A system of colors used to identify the type of material carried by a pipe; for example, dangerous materials, protective materials, extra valuable materials.

color code

A system of colors adopted for identification of pipes, cables, wiring, or the like.
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Some--such as Morrisons and Somerfield--have yet to be convinced the cost of introducing an industry-wide colour coding scheme can be justified.
Others, such as Asda frozen foods project manager Ian Eakin, are more supportive of colour coding.
Now with significant upgrades to enable faster, more effective visual representations of colour coding requirements with regard to product groupings, the Colour Coding Programme can quickly and easily identify the ideal hygiene solution for all food processing premises.
Quick, simple and efficient to both prepare, install and run, this innovative new Colour Coding Application provides the ideal solution for an effective, easy to implement colour coded cleaning programme.
Vikan's Colour Coding Application is supplied with a clear indication of what has to be cleaned with what tools.