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alternative spelling for barcode

From the black and white vertical strips that supermarkets put on products so that when you get to the checkout, you or the checkout man/girl/person can put it under the optical scanner, and the supermarket's software will update its database, and the cash register will put it on your bill.
"Bar code" is usually spelt 'barcode' these days pal, whatever your spell check program says.
by Observer54 November 29, 2006
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In Japan, used to describe the hairstyle of men who, attempting to diguise their balding head, grow one side of their hair far too long, and try unsuccessfully to brush it over to the other side.
Some stupid pervert with a barcode groped Yukiko on the train.
by Observer54 November 29, 2006
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(obsolete) Japanese children's slang circa 1990 for a pushy, rude, bad-tempered old (or middle-aged) woman.

From "oba" - grandmother, and "-tarian" - sounding like the kind of name an anime would give to a Godzilla-like creature.
Kyaa, hidoi obatarian jann!
Some foul-looking obatarian shoved me off the train.
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In the UK, to die, usually a natural death.
three packs a day?? You'll pop your clogs before you time, sonny Jim.
by Observer54 November 29, 2006
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