89. Code


cryptanalysis
1. the procedures and methods used in translating or interpreting codes and ciphers.
2. the science or study of such procedures. Also cryptanalytics . — cryptanalyst , n. — cryptanalytic, cryptanalytical , adj .
cryptogram
a message or writing in code or cipher. Also cryptograph . — cryptogrammic , adj .
cryptography, cryptology
1. the science or study of secret writing, especially codes and ciphers.
2. the procedures and methods of making and using codes and ciphers. — cryptographer, cryptographist , n . — cryptographic , adj .

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