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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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One of the oldest textile fibers known. Though the fiber and the fabric are both commonly known as linen, it is actually flax, the fiber of the Linum plant. Linen is generally favored for its fine,...
Refers to any type of wind-resistant jacket worn when skiing. The conventional type zips in front and may be made of nylon, wool, fur or quilted fabric. Frequently it has an attached hood. Usually...
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A closure or fastener used to secure bras, corsets, some shape wear and other garments. The fastener includes a small hook secured to one side of the garment that grasps a small loop (the eye)...
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