Universal Product Code


Definition of Universal Product Code

: a combination of a bar code and numbers by which a scanner can identify a product and usually assign a price

First Known Use of Universal Product Code

1972, in the meaning defined above

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“Universal Product Code.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Universal%20Product%20Code. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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