Code word (disambiguation)

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A Code word may refer to:

  • Code word (figure of speech), a term chosen for propaganda value
    • "Code word", a rhetorical device used in political propaganda
  • Code word, in cryptography and telecommunications
    • a procedure word in voice communication
    • a term from the police ten-code system.
    • an element of a codebook designed so that the meaning of the code word is opaque without the code book
    • code name, a clandestine name or cryptonym used to identify sensitive information