UK / US adjective
marked with different colours to make it easy to see different features or uses

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  • colour-coded — UK US adjective marked with different colours to make it easy to see different features or uses Thesaurus: general words used to describe colourshyponym * * * ˈcolour coded ; (especially US ˈcolor coded) …   Useful english dictionary

  • colour-coded — UK US adjective UK (US color coded) ► MARKETING if objects are colour coded, they are different colours so that people can recognize that they are different or separate from each other: »New cars are to carry a colour coded label which alerts… …   Financial and business terms

  • colour coded — colour .coded adj BrE color coded AmE things that are colour coded are marked with different colours so that it is easy to see what they are to be used for …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • colour-coded — ADJ Things that are colour coded use colours to represent different features or functions. The map is colour coded and easy to follow... The contents are emptied into color coded buckets. (in AM, use color coded) …   English dictionary

  • colour-coded — adj. Colour coded is used with these nouns: ↑map …   Collocations dictionary

  • colour code — noun A system of identification, eg of electrical wires, by different colours • • • Main Entry: ↑colour * * * ˈcolour code [colour code colour codes] (especially US ˈcolor code) …   Useful english dictionary

  • colour-code — /ˈkʌlə koʊd/ (say kuluh kohd) verb (t) (colour coded, colour coding) to colour or affix a coloured marker to (an item) so that it can be identified as belonging to a set of similar items. Also, color code. –colour coded, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • coded — cod|ed [ˈkəudıd US ˈkou ] adj 1.) coded information uses a system of words, letters or symbols instead of ordinary writing so that it can only be understood by someone else who knows the system ▪ He sent a coded message to CIA headquarters. 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • color-coded — ˈcolour coded ; (especially US ˈcolor coded) adjective • The files have labels that are colour coded according to subject. Main entry: ↑colour codederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • color-coded — UK US // adjective US ► MARKETING COLOUR CODED(Cf. ↑colour coded) COLOUR CODED(Cf. ↑colour coded) …   Financial and business terms

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