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  1. code police

    [by analogy with George Orwell's ‘thought police’] A mythical team of Gestapo-like storm troopers that might burst into one's office and arrest one for violating programming style rules. May be used either seriously, to underline a claim that a particular style violation is dangerous, or ironically, to suggest that the practice under discussion is condemned mainly by anal-retentive weenies. “Dike out that goto or the code police will get you!” The ironic usage is perhaps more common.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of code police in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of code police in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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