Definition of semacode in US English:



  • An optical pattern that encodes a URL for recognition by mobile phone cameras, enabling the user to access a web page by scanning the code with the telephone.

    • ‘Someone slipped me an email on semacode, so I decided to look into it.’
    • ‘There are two steps used to retrieve the URL from the semacode: image recognition and decoding.’
    • ‘You create your order on your iPhone and when you're done, the app produces a semacode. You then bypass the queue at the counter and swipe the semacode over a sensor.’