Word of the Day – January 8, 2020

cipher

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Definitions

Type Definition Sources
Noun Series of transformations that converts plaintext to ciphertext using the Cipher Key. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A design of interlacing initials; also cypher monogram. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A key that is used to convert the plaintext to ciphertext. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A message that is so encoded; synonymous with ciphertext. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A technique to convert information (plaintext) into a form that is unintelligible (ciphertext) without knowing the rules (algorithm) to convert it back to its original form. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun Also known as a cryptographic algorithm, it is the mathematical function used to scramble and unscramble messages. (used 8 times in citations and controls)
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Noun Any cryptographic system in which arbitrary symbols or groups of symbols, represent units of plain text, or in which units of plain text are rearranged, or both. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
Noun A message written in a secret code. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A secret method of writing. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun A person of no influence. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Noun No quantity or number; naught; the figure 0. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
Noun A mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number. (used 1 times in citations and controls)
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Verb Make a mathematical calculation or computation. (used 0 times in citations and controls)
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Other Forms

Type Other Form
Past ciphers
Past Participle ciphering
Plural ciphers
Plural Possessive ciphers'
Possessive cipher's
Third Person ciphered

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