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

  • transitive v. To put (a message, for example) into code.
  • transitive v. Computer Science To format (electronic data) according to a standard format.
  • transitive v. Genetics To specify the genetic code for (a protein molecule, for example).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To convert plain text into code.
  • v. To convert source information into another form.

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

  • v. convert information into code


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