Definition of geocode in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈjēəˌkōd/


[with object]
Provide geographical coordinates corresponding to (a location): participants' residential addresses were geocoded, enabling individual survey data to be linked with data on land use (as noun geocoding) only about 70 percent of addresses were of a standard that would allow geocoding
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  • It will be possible to use data from national bases on geographic sources of pollution thanks to geocoding of the dwellings concerned.
  • Geocoding of residential addresses provided more accurate assessment of potential environmental exposure to NOA at the individual level than methods using less precise geographic classification.
  • The additional functionality will be supplied by features such as geographic analysis tools, geocoding, and latitude and longitude input capability.


A set of geographical coordinates corresponding to a location: the calculation is made based upon the geocode for every zip code in the Hudson Valley
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  • Items in the file consist of the time and data group, the source, destination, airline, and flight number, a GeoRSS Line tag with the source and destination geocodes, and the current time and date in the pubDate field.
  • Among these, 93% of geocodes were completed at a house or street level (the most precise).
  • Geocode and school data are available by contract.



Example sentences
  • A GIS address geocoder was used to plot the addresses of Illinois schools participating in the online Gatekeeper training program.
  • We then have a geocoder, which takes an address and translates it to a place on the earth.
  • It's now using open source geocoder technology written to identify the geographic names in searches.

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Syllabification: ge·o·code

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