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authenticator

[aw-then-ti-key-ter] /ɔˈθɛn tɪˌkeɪ tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that authenticates.
2.
Cryptography. a code used to authenticate a previously transmitted code.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; authenticate + -or2
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  • It will also allow a much smaller cast member to authenticator ratio.
  • The preamble told the crew which edition and page number of a non sealed authenticator to use.
  • She will also attend the ceremony as the ship's keel-laying authenticator, signing the keel's plaque.
  • Each site has intrusion alarms that alert both the authenticator and digitizer when the wellhead terminal or vault door is opened.
  • Each system user shall have a unique user identifier and authenticator.
  • For out of band tokens, the authenticator must have a limited lifetime, on the order of minutes and can only be used once.

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