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  • v. Present participle of encipher.


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  • He mastered the complex German enciphering machine, helping to save the world, and his work laid the basis for modern computer science.

    Bravo, Senator Simpson

  • An apparatus for enciphering and deciphering messages comprising a group of elements adapted to represent successively the characters of the message, a second group of elements adapted to represent successively a series of ciphering characters and means controlled by the joint effect of said groups of elements for indicating the characters of the enciphered or deciphered message .

    Evolution of Software Claims

  • The method of enciphering signals where the characters are represented by a number of periods of different current values which consists in altering the normal code impulses of a character to be transmitted in accordance with a rule represented by some other character in a like code.

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  • Nevada State Law 205.4742 defines encryption as the use of any protective or disruptive measure, including, without limitation, cryptography, enciphering, encoding or a computer contaminant, to: 1.

    Boing Boing: December 9, 2001 - December 15, 2001 Archives

  • She was required to have expert knowledge of the cipher used in the Department, and a considerable part of her time was employed in enciphering and deciphering telegrams sent from and received by the Department.

    Final Report of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission

  • I spent all yesterday afternoon enciphering a telegram which I must get off either through Holland or Antwerp.

    A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium

  • These orders were encrypted before being transmitted by a machine known as a Lorenz SZ42 enciphering machine.

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  • Eliminate the risk of storing enciphering keys on disk with the SafeGuard approach of dynamically generating keys from the password


  • The machine was used in a department run by Max Newman, and it capitalised on Bill Tutte's achievement in working out how the German Lorenz enciphering machine scrambled messages.

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  • John Tiltman, Bletchley Park's top code-breaker, broke both messages and recovered the enciphering keystream generated by the

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