encode

(redirected from encodes)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

encode

[en′kōd]
(communications)
To express given information by means of a code.
(computer science)
To prepare a routine in machine language for a specific computer.

encode

(algorithm, hardware)
To convert data or some physical quantity into a given format. E.g. uuencode.

See also encoder.

encode

(cryptography)
To encrypt, to perform encryption.

encode

(1) To assign a code to represent data, such as a parts code. Contrast with decode. See encoding system.

(2) To convert from one format or signal to another. See codec and D/A converter.

(3) The term is sometimes erroneously used for "encrypt." However, encoded data are not secretly scrambled and can be decoded easily. See cryptography.
References in periodicals archive ?
For Elemental, you'd have to run some test encodes using a typical file and estimate the encoding time necessary to produce your monthly run rate.
LAOS] does not encode dfr18 or dfrA1, and the gene encoding trimethoprim resistance has not been identified.
One possibility is to use many distinct polarization states of a single photon to encode a large number of digits simultaneously.
8 percent encode and read performance, according to user reports
GXF import - Fathom can now encode from the General Exchange Format - a SMPTE standard developed specifically for on-air operations and archiving.
Fathom helps us meet that goal by enabling us to encode more quickly, deliver the footage more quickly and get feedback more quickly.
Inlet has surpassed that milestone by complementing real-time encoding with Seen by Scene capabilities, batch encoding, the ability to encode directly from tape and much more.
Fathom elevates encoding with real-time statistics monitoring, giving compressionists unprecedented visibility into the anatomy of their encodes.
OpenVision Content Creator offers an on-the-spot straightforward solution that accurately converts and properly encodes On Demand content.
Mediaplex can encode and deliver a near-infinite number of channels and support a video service deployment of any size and scale from a single, integrated piece of equipment, saving service providers considerable money on purchase, set-up and maintenance.