Definition of QR code in English:

QR code

Syllabification: QR code

noun

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A machine-readable code consisting of an array of black and white squares, typically used for storing URLs or other information for reading by the camera on a smartphone: they were the first retailer here to offer QR codes in their advertising
More example sentences
  • Industry experts believe the time is right for QR codes in the UK.
  • Bring me your embedded RFID chips, show me your QR codes, hit me with your location-based web apps.
  • One of the nice things about QR codes, of course, is you can do these things graphically.

Origin

1990s: abbreviated form of quick response code.

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Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope; dispirit