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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of encipher.


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  • This elegy, like the others, is a "lyric cry" of a man, an age, and a race; "enciphered" like them, with all the cunning of which the artist was capable; and decipherable only to those who know the language of the English lyric.

    A Study of Poetry

  • Yes, since you asked, we all got our daily enciphered marching orders from Koch Central (couriered, as usual, in a black envelope by a man who, according to official records, does not exist) a few months back.

    Desperately Seeking Sarah

  • The nulls may frequently occur in the enciphered message but they are, of course, immediately disregarded by the receiver.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • This would produce no confusion between the sender and the receiver as long as the enciphered notation was in orderly sequence.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • I did not doubt that the papers contained enciphered messages.

    Cinnamon Roll

  • In an aside, McLaren manages to both accept and deflect two weaknesses often associated with his work: “While some criticism is substantive — including a welcomed critique of the enciphered language of some academics and a challenge to radical educators to come up with concrete possibilities — much of it is small-minded and petty …” (p. 30).

    April « 2007 « Bill Ayers

  • The German participants in the code-cracking challenge will transmit three enciphered messages - one hard, one very hard and one ultra hard.

    Boing Boing

  • The agency released the enciphered text, and a frenzy erupted in the crypto world as some of the best-and wackiest-cryptanalytic talent set to work.

    Kryptos: Code The CIA Can’t Crack | Impact Lab

  • In May 1941, solution times for an Enigma-enciphered message averaged three or four days.

    The U-Boat Enigma

  • The signals were presumably enciphered with the four rotor Enigma M4 - hence the name of the project.

    Boing Boing: February 26, 2006 - March 4, 2006 Archives


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