- the symbolic arrangement of statements or instructions in a computer program in which letters, digits, etc. are represented as binary numbers. The set of instructions in such a program: That program took 3000 lines of code. Compare ASCII, object code, source code.
- a lone dissenter, as an intellectual, an artist, or a politician, who takes an independent stand apart from his associates.
Synonyms: individualist; free thinker; lone wolf.
- unorthodox, unconventional, nonconformist.