enciphering

encipher

[en-sahy-fer]
verb (used with object)
to convert (a message, communication, etc.) into cipher.

Origin:
1570–80; en-1 + cipher

encipherer, noun
encipherment, noun
unenciphered, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To enciphering
Collins
World English Dictionary
encipher (ɪnˈsaɪfə)
 
vb
(tr) to convert (a message, document, etc) from plain text into code or cipher; encode
 
en'cipherer
 
n
 
en'cipherment
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature