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What is "Bar Code" - Definition & Explanation

The Universal Product Code (UPC) symbol that contains readable optical recognition characters that can be read by a scanner to monitor merchandise at point of sale. The symbol utilizes ten-digit numbers and lines to encode the basic product data which the scanner reads out at point of sale.

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