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add-on in computing, a supplementary program or piece of code written to alter, enhance, or extend the behavior of a main program. [1/2 definitions]
ASCII abbreviation of "American Standard Code for Information Interchange," originally, a standard code using numbers to represent characters used in writing English, allowing textual data to be transferred between computers. ASCII has been expanded to allow character sets from other languages to be similarly encoded.
BASIC a simplified computer language (acronym for "beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code").
breach a violation, as of a law, code, or promise. [1/7 definitions]
Bushido (sometimes l.c.) the behavioral code of the feudal Japanese samurai, which stressed the value of honor above life.
Calvinism practices and beliefs based on these teachings, esp. a strict, severe code of morality. [1/2 definitions]
canon1 a religious law, code, or body of laws. [1/4 definitions]
cipher a system that substitutes letters and symbols for the letters and symbols contained in a written message in order to conceal its meaning; code. [2/7 definitions]
code to convert or translate into code. [1/6 definitions]
codeless combined form of code.
codify to classify and organize, esp. into a legal code.
color barrier unspoken social code of racial segregation or discrimination, esp. in sports, education, public service, and the like.
computer language a system of words and symbols used to program a computer; code.
computer virus a code inserted into a host program that can attach itself to and seriously damage other programs, including a computer's system.
cryptogram a message written so as to conceal its meaning by the use of a cipher or code. [1/2 definitions]
dash the longer of the two basic signals in Morse code. [1/12 definitions]
decemvir one of a council of ten members that drew up the first code of Roman laws in 450 B.C. [1/2 definitions]
dialing code (chiefly British) the digits at the beginning of a telephone number that signify one of a country's telephone districts; area code.
dot a short click, tap, or buzz used in combination with longer dashes to represent letters in Morse code. [1/9 definitions]
double standard any standard set of principles or code of behavior applied in such a way that one group is favored over another, such as men over women or whites over blacks.
encipher to write (something) in code. (Cf. decipher.)