colour code

colour code
colour code noun
A system of identification, eg of electrical wires, by different colours
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Main Entry:colour

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ˈcolour code [colour code colour codes] (especially US ˈcolor code) noun
a system of marking things with different colours so that you can easily identify them

Follow the colour code carefully on all electrical wiring.

Derived Word:colour-coded
See also:color code color-coded

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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