code name

(redirected from code-name)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

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.
Copyright © 1981-2019 by The Computer Language Company Inc. All Rights reserved. THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY. All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
References in periodicals archive ?
The tech platform accessed and published a code snippet from a class in the ConnectivityMonitor app which states all the Pixel devices and their code-names. The Pixel and Pixel XL ("sailfish" and "marlin"), Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL ("walleye" and "taimen"), and Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL ("blueline" and "crosshatch") all make an appearance, they say.
The alleged Samsung smartphone, with code-name SM-G800F, was spotted at the India-based export-import logistic website (https://www.zauba.com/import-sm-g800f-hs-code.html) Zauba.com .
Part 1, "Cast of Characters," includes brief descriptions of the main US government departments, agencies, commands, and organizations mentioned in the code-names dictionary.
The authors don't tell this story with much panache--the human drama tends to give way to page after page of names, dates, code-names, and cables.