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data code

[′dad·ə ‚kōd]
(computer science)
A number, letter, character, symbol, or any combination thereof, used to represent a data item.
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data code

(1) A digital coding system for data in a computer. See ASCII and EBCDIC.

(2) A coding system used to abbreviate data; for example, codes for regions, classes, products and status.
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