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encipher to write (something) in code. (Cf. decipher.)
encode to convert into code. (Cf. decode.) [1/2 definitions]
encrypt to put (information) into a code, thus protecting it from being read and understood by those not authorized to have access to the information.
genetic engineering the science or practice of altering the genetic code transmitted by living organisms by splicing and recombining specific genetic units from their DNA.
-ist one who follows (such) a doctrine, code of behavior, or set of beliefs. [1/3 definitions]
knight in medieval times, a warrior on horseback, esp. one who had served an apprenticeship and followed a strict code of conduct. [1/5 definitions]
lawgiver one who gives a code of laws to a people, such as a monarch, chieftain, or religious leader. [1/2 definitions]
matrix in computer science, the network of electronic components that translates from one code to another. [1/5 definitions]
messenger RNA a single-stranded molecule of ribonucleic acid that carries a code from the DNA, where it is synthesized, to the cytoplasm, where it specifies the sequence of amino acids required for protein synthesis.
Morse code a code in which letters of the alphabet or numbers are represented by dots and dashes or by short and long flashes of light or sound.
motto a short phrase used to recall or exemplify a philosophy, code of behavior, or the like. [1/2 definitions]
omert (Italian) a code of silence that prevents adherents from giving to authorities information concerning activities of a criminal organization.
pandect (pl.) a legal code. [1/2 definitions]
post code in the UK, a code made up of letters and numerals used to identify a postal address.
presort to sort (mail) according to zip code before delivery to the post office.
principle (pl.) a personal code of behavior or morality. [1/4 definitions]
programming the activity or job of writing instructions in code for computers.
rule a code, law, or principle that governs conduct, as in legislative or sports activities. [1/13 definitions]
Salic law the legal code of the Salian Franks, esp. the prohibition against inheritance of land by women. [1/2 definitions]
sanction an action taken by one or more nations and designed to force another nation to comply with a legal, ethical, or moral code. [1/8 definitions]
single standard a single set of rules or ethics that apply to all individuals, such as a moral code for both men and women. (Cf. double standard.) [1/2 definitions]