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ciphertext

[sahy-fer-tekst] /ˈsaɪ fərˌtɛkst/
noun
1.
the encoded version of a message or other text; cryptogram.
Compare plaintext.
Origin of ciphertext
1935-1940
1935-40; cipher + text
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ciphertext in Technology

cryptography
Text which has been encrypted by some encryption system.
Opposite: plaintext.
(1994-10-27)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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