a fabled land of luxury and idleness.
(medieval legend) an imaginary land of luxury and idleness
c.1300, from Old French Cocaigne (12c.) “lubberland,” imaginary country, abode of luxury and idleness. Of obscure origin, speculation centers on words related to cook (v.) and cake (cf. Middle Dutch kokenje, a child’s honey-sweetened treat; also cf. Big Rock Candy Mountain). The German equivalent is Schlaraffenland.
[kohd] /koʊd/ noun 1. a system for communication by telegraph, heliograph, etc., in which long and short sounds, light flashes, etc., are used to symbolize the content of a message: Morse code. 2. a system used for brevity or secrecy of communication, in which arbitrarily chosen words, letters, or symbols are assigned definite meanings. 3. […]
noun 1. the practice of placing a code indicating the date and site of packaging on certain products, as canned goods.
- Coded character set
character, standard A mapping, generally 1:1, from a set of integers, known as character codes or code positions, to a set of characters that may include letters, digits, punctuation, control codes, mathematical and typographic symbols. There are several standard coded character sets, the most widely used is ASCII, generally in its Latin-1 dialect, with Unicode […]
- Code division multiple access
communications (CDMA) (Or “spread spectrum”) A form of multiplexing where the transmitter encodes the signal using a pseudorandom sequence which the receiver also knows and can use to decode the received signal. Each different random sequence corresponds to a different communication channel. Motorola uses CDMA for digital cellular phones. Qualcomm pioneered the introduction of CDMA […]