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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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Opting out of the exclusive competence of the UPC would protect against such an eventuality.
In 2017, when the UPC comes into force the Unitary Patent will come into existence at the same time so that patentees will either be able to have traditional European patents granted to them covering four or five countries or they will be able to ask for any of their patents about to grant in the European Patent Office to have "unitary effect" which means it will cover 25 countries at once -- at the same cost as a traditional European patent designating just four countries.
"The UPC's urban development and Estidama sector continuously work to add value to urban developments by liaising closely with the developer to enhance their plans.
Despite these strengths, Terretta's history of the UPC nationalist struggle remains partial, mainly because there are many documents she could not access during her research.
To illustrate these improvements, the UPC has provided aACAybefore and after' pictures of the street for the NACTO guide.
* Clear Men Shampoo Cool Sport Mint 381ml, Consumer Unit UPC 79400 23326, Expiry Date: EXP MA16; and
Muscat: United Power Company (UPC), the first independent power project in Oman, yesterday said that its Manah power plant located in Nizwa has successfully clocked over 6,000 loss time incident (LTI) free days.
In February the Federal Antimonopoly Service gave permission to United Petrochemical Company (UPC) to buy 90.17% of voting shares of Ufaorgsintez (UFOS, a major producer of phenol, acetone and polythene in Tatarstan).
Estos elementos tenian caracter regulatorio, como el caso del Plan Obligatorio de Salud (POS) que se conoce como el conjunto de actividades, procedimientos, intervenciones y medicamentos para la atencion en salud, que puede verse como el producto final que obtiene el usuario [5] y la unidad de pago por capitacion (UPC), que representa el valor anual en salud per capita que reconoce el Fondo de Solidaridad y Garantia (Fosyga) a las Entidades Promotoras de Salud (EPS) [6], y puede denominarse como el precio final del paquete de servicios.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 5, 2011--Moody's sets final rating to UPC Financing USD500m loan facility(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
and UPC Technology Corp., Taiwan's leading manufacturers of phthalic anhydride (PA), for selling such products.
Manufacturers and other issuers of coupons with UPC company prefixes greater than six digits can no longer be uniquely identified at coupon processing points by scanning the coupon, they say.