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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  codes  n.  [scientific  computing]  Programs.  This  usage  is  common 
  in  people  who  hack  supercomputers  and  heavy-duty  {number-crunching},  rare 
  to  unknown  elsewhere  (if  you  say  codes"  to  hackers  outside  scientific 
  computing,  their  first  association  is  likely  to  be  "and  cyphers"). 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  codes 
 
  1.    Programs.  This  usage  is  common  among  scientific 
  computing  people  who  use  {supercumputer}s  for  heavy-duty 
  {number  crunching}. 
 
  2.    Something  to  do  with  {cryptography}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}] 
 
  (1994-10-28) 
 
 




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