"coding" in the noun sense
1. cryptography, coding, secret writing, steganography
act of writing in code or cipher
"coding" in the verb sense
attach a code to
"Code the pieces with numbers so that you can identify them later"
2. code, encipher, cipher, cypher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code
convert ordinary language into code
"We should encode the message for security reasons"
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