cipher

  1. a message written in a secret code
  2. a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
  3. a quantity of no importance
  4. a person of no influence
  5. a secret method of writing

cipher

[n] - a person of no influence 2. [n] - a secret method of writing 3. [n] - a message written in a secret code
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Cipher

A system of encrypting a message by which units (usually letters) of ‘plain text` are arbitrarily transposed or substituted according to a pre-determined code (or cryptographic ‘key`) to produce ‘cipher text`. In theory, only those in possession of the key may be able to decrypt the message and reveal the original ‘plain te...
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Cipher

Ci'pher noun [ Old French cifre zero, French Chiffre figure (cf. Spanish cifra , Late Latin cifra ), from Arabic çifrun , çafrun , empty, cipher, zero, from çafira to be empty. Confer Zero .] 1. (Arith.) A character [ 0] whic...
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Cipher

Ci'pher adjective Of the nature of a cipher; of no weight or influence. 'Twelve cipher bishops.' Milton.
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Cipher

Ci'pher intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ciphered ; present participle & verbal noun Ciphering .] To use figures in a mathematical process; to do sums in arithmetic. « 'T was certain he could write and cipher t...
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Cipher

Ci'pher transitive verb 1. To write in occult characters. « His notes he ciphered with Greek characters. Hayward. » 2. To get by ciphering; as, to cipher out the answer. 3. To decipher. [ Obsolete] Shak. 4. To designate by charact...
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cipher

cypher noun a secret method of writing
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cipher

cypher noun a person of no influence
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Cipher

• (n.) A combination or interweaving of letters, as the initials of a name; a device; a monogram; as, a painter`s cipher, an engraver`s cipher, etc. The cut represents the initials N. W. • (n.) A character in general, as a figure or letter. • (n.) A private alphabet, system of characters, or other mode of writing, contrived for the s...
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cipher

any method of transforming a message to conceal its meaning. The term is also used synonymously with ciphertext or cryptogram in reference to the ... [5 related articles]
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Cipher

[newuniversal] Cipher (Jennifer Swann) is a character from the newuniversal imprint of Marvel Comics, and is one of the four initial superhumans created by the White Event in 2006 (the others being Justice, Nightmask, and Star Brand). newuniversal, designated Earth-555 in the Marvel Comics multiverse, is a re-imagining of the New Universe i...
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cipher

• A cryptographic system (see cryptography) in which units of plain text of regular length, usually letters, are arbitrarily transposed (see transposition cipher) or substituted (see substitution cipher) according to a predetermined code, or a message written or transmitted in such a system. Se...
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cipher

cipher: see cryptography.
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Cipher

[disambiguation] A cipher is a method of encryption. Cipher may also refer to: ...
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Cipher

In cryptography, a cipher (or cypher) is an algorithm for performing encryption or decryption—a series of well-defined steps that can be followed as a procedure. An alternative, less common term is encipherment. To encipher or encode is to convert information from plain text into cipher or code. In non-technical usage, a `cipher` is the same t.....
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cipher

suppressed, thin or unsaleable stem (included with timber in a sale) (L 236)
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cipher

suppressed, thin or unsaleable stem (included with timber in a sale) (L 236)
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Cipher

[manga] Cipher is a manga series written and illustrated by Minako Narita. It was adapted into an OVA in 1989. ==Characters== ...
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