Definition of 'coded'
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He gave a coded knock on the door, then came the sound of a heavy bolt being drawn back on the inside of the house. THE DEVIL'S DOORPart of his chromosomes, where the DNA was ancient and usually silent, coded for the assembly of unique and rare proteins. THE BROKEN GODMy name was mentioned in the story, in the indirect, coded fashion in which suspects are always identified in news reports. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH
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Translations for 'coded'
British English: coded ADJECTIVE
Coded messages have words or symbols which represent other words, so that the message is secret unless you know the system behind the code.
The procedure was repeated for all the letters in the coded message .
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