bar coding

/'bɑ: ˌkəυdɪŋ/ noun
the process of attaching an identifying label, written in machine-readable code and able to be read by a scanner, to a product or container
(NOTE: Bar codes are useful for stock control and order picking and can be used to trace a product through every stage of a transaction from packaging to customer delivery.)

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