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Universal Product Code


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A number and bar code that identify an individual consumer product.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. code consisting of a series of vertical bars of variable width that are scanned by a laser; printed on consumer product packages to identify the item for a computer that provides the price and registers inventory information


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