Definition of semacode in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈseməˌkōd/

Entry from US English dictionary


An optical pattern that encodes a URL for recognition by mobile phone cameras, enabling the user to access a web page by scanning the code with the telephone.
Example sentences
  • There are two steps used to retrieve the URL from the semacode: image recognition and decoding.
  • Someone slipped me an email on semacode, so I decided to look into it.
  • You create your order on your iPhone and when you're done, the app produces a semacode. You then bypass the queue at the counter and swipe the semacode over a sensor.

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Syllabification: sem·a·code

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