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encode

en·code

encode

 
pronunciation:
ihn kod
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: encoded, encodes, encoding
definition 1: to convert into code. (Cf. decode.)
antonyms:
decode
similar words:
cipher, code, encrypt
definition 2: to convert (a character) to its equivalent in computer bits.
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derivation: encoder (n.)
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