Definition of Universal Product Code in English:

Universal Product Code

noun

  • more formal term for barcode
    • ‘They'd printed lots of universal product codes for soup cans.’
    • ‘The universal product codes are also great for inventory.’
    • ‘There is such a thing as the Uniform Code Council that governs the universal product code.’
    • ‘Similar to universal product codes - the UPC bar code found on packages products - PLUs mark fruit with a 4-or 5-digit number depending on how they are grown.’
    • ‘An older and, maybe, more familiar approach to an electronic information collection system is the universal product code or bar code.’