encryptation

encrypt

[en-kript]
verb (used with object)

Origin:
1940–45; en-1 + -crypt (abstracted from cryptic, cryptography, etc.), modeled on encode

encryption, encryptation, noun
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encrypt (ɪnˈkrɪpt)
 
vb
1.  to put (a message) into code
2.  to put (computer data) into a coded form
3.  to distort (a television or other signal) so that it cannot be understood without the appropriate decryption equipment
 
[C20: from en-1 + crypt, as in crypto-]
 
en'crypted
 
adj
 
en'cryption
 
n

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encrypt
1975 in computer sense, from en- + crypt (see crypto-). Related: Encrypted; encrypting.
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encrypt   (ěn-krĭpt)  Pronunciation Key 
To alter information using a code or mathematical algorithm so as to be unintelligible to unauthorized readers.
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