One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A subdivision of a legal, religious, or regulatory code.
2Linguistics and Semiotics. A code forming part of a larger code; a secondary or subsidiary code.
3The non-audio data stored on a compact disc or (less commonly) other digital audio medium, typically used for control and display information such as the beginning and end of tracks.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), philosopher, jurist, and reformer. From sub- + code.
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