Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.
  • Written in secret characters or in cipher: as, a cryptographic despatch.
  • Designed or contrived for writing in secret characters: as, a cryptographic machine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to cryptography.

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

  • adjective of or relating to cryptanalysis

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Examples

  • Freedom to Tinker is reporting that two groups have signifcantly damaged the current leaders in cryptographic hashes.

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  • Well, those of you who know anything about cryptography know that it’s not only possible to encipher an informative text with a certain cryptographic key, but to embed information in the key itself.

    A Quick Fringe Cipher Follow-Up

  • His tasking would have continued as a technician assigned to maintain cryptographic machines which form a secure link in the Navy’s communications environment.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • For years, I have said that the easiest way to break a cryptographic product is almost never by breaking the algorithm, that almost invariably there is a programming error that allows you to bypass the mathematics and break the product.

    Secure Passwords Keep You Safer

  • For years, I have said that the easiest way to break a cryptographic product is almost never by breaking the algorithm, that almost invariably there is a programming error that allows you to bypass the mathematics and break the product.

    Secure Passwords Keep You Safer

  • Distin as he wrote in a character that might have been called cryptographic, for it would have defied any one but the writer to have made it out.

    The Weathercock Being the Adventures of a Boy with a Bias

  • Batman has a device called a cryptographic sequencer, which serves as an electronic puzzle solving tool Rogue's gallery: Several of Batman's most well-known villains appear in Arkham City, including Two-Face... ... and Catwoman, Batman's on-again off-again girlfriend/nemisis How're ya doin', Mr B?

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  • On the topic of safely destroying data, what Thibadeau refers to as cryptographic erase, not only can self-encrypting hard drives make the process easier, it can make destroying data faster and also more cost-effective.

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  • At the heart of the system is an algorithm that is used to compute a 128-character number known as a cryptographic hash from the digital information in a particular document.

    Staring At Empty Pages

  • At the heart of the system is an algorithm that is used to compute a 128-character number known as a cryptographic hash from the digital information in a particular document.

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