201.1 Scope.

    Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this code, have the meanings shown in this chapter.

    201.2 Interchangeability.

    Words stated in the present tense include the future; words stated in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; and the singular number includes the plural and the plural the singular.

    201.3 Terms defined in other codes.

    Where terms are not defined in this code and are defined in other International Codes, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in those codes.

    201.4 Terms not defined.

    Where terms are not defined through the methods authorized by this section, such terms shall have their ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context implies.