Meaning of Universal Product Code

U'niver'sal Prod'uct Code"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a bar code that indicates price, product classification, etc., and can be read electronically, as at checkout counters in supermarkets. Abbr.: UPC&hasp;&hasp; Cf.
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