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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act or process of converting ordinary language into code

Usage examples (4)
  • "We're not sure, but probably an encipherment algorithm."
  • A pad was unmistakably for the purpose of encipherment, but a book looked quite innocent.
  • The duplication of channels, their known function, the brevity of the message, and the identical encipherment pattern told the Soviets much, even before the receipted...
  • What's really clever is that the system is based on an independent input signal that's unique to the individual transmission-over and above the encipherment algorithm... for more
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