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encode

(ĕn-kōd′)
v. en·coded, en·coding, en·codes
v.tr.
1. To convert (a message or other information) into code.
2. To format (electronic data) according to a standard format.
3. Genetics To specify the genetic code for (a protein, for example).
v.intr.
1. To convert information into code.
2. To format electronic data according to a standard format.
3. Genetics To specify the genetic code for a protein.

en·cod′er n.

encode

[enkōd′]
Etymology: Gk, en + L, caudex, book
1 to translate a message, signal, or stimulus into a code.
2 to rewrite information into a form that can be interpreted by a computer manually or automatically, as by a computer program.

encode

To place a molecular “message” in a structural gene (DNA), which can be transcribed into mRNA and translated into a mature protein.

encode

to code. See genetic code.
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Since these modes can be a substantial addition to your normal encoding charges, you should benchmark their performance on your own encodes and determine if they are worth it.
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The GoStream system captures and encodes broadcasts of distance-learning courses, which are then made available to students unable to attend those classes in person.
Dolby Media Encoder SE encodes all Dolby audio technologies used in packaged media applications, including Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, and MLP Lossless(TM).