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- n. (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
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Scaffold proteins have been likened to parts of computer programs4 called “AND” gates or “OR” gates.5 It’s common for a human programmer to write some computer code that in English says “IF (one condition is true) AND (another condition is true) THEN (execute action number one).”
As a password Hivaoa may seem pretentious, but it fills the two main requirements of any computer code word: It's easy to remember, and you don't have to worry that somebody will stumble on it by accident.