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bar code

(bahr kōd)
A code consisting of a group of printed, variably patterned bars and spaces scanned by lasers into a computer to identify the object it labels.

bar code

A parallel array of alternately spaced black bars and white spaces representing a coded number, numbers, or letters, depending on the format employed. It is used clinically for patient sample identification as well as analyzer and operator ID.
See also: code
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Once the 2D Bar Code system takes off successfully in the pilot run, we expect to cover all the existing vends in the city before the end of this financial year.
2D bar codes are standardized by the Automatic Identification Manufacturer's Association (AIM).
Specialized equipment is required to print 2D bar codes.
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They have identified and addressed the numerous nuances relating to the encoding formats and the 2D bar code printing techniques used on driver licenses.
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