Definition of Universal Product Code in English:

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Universal Product Code

Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞onəˈvərsəl ˈprädəkt kōd/


More formal term for barcode.
Example sentences
  • Similar to universal product codes - the UPC bar code found on packages products - PLUs mark fruit with a 4-or 5-digit number depending on how they are grown.
  • An older and, maybe, more familiar approach to an electronic information collection system is the universal product code or bar code.
  • There is such a thing as the Uniform Code Council that governs the universal product code.

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Syllabification: U·ni·ver·sal Prod·uct Code

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