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  • adj. Relating to cryptography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to cryptography; written in secret characters or in cipher, or with sympathetic ink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Written in secret characters or in cipher: as, a cryptographic despatch.
  • Designed or contrived for writing in secret characters: as, a cryptographic machine.
  • In petrography, noting a fabric formed by the graphic intergrowth of two minerals, but so minute as not to be seen by the unaided eye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to cryptanalysis


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