polygraphic
adjective see polygraph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Polygraphic — Pol y*graph ic, Polygraphical Pol y*graph ic*al, a. [Cf. F. polygraphique.] Pertaining to, or employed in, polygraphy; as, a polygraphic instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. Done with a polygraph; as, a polygraphic copy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polygraphic — adjective a) Pertaining to, or employed in polygraphy; as, a polygraphic instrument. b) Done with a polygraph; as, a polygraphic copy …   Wiktionary

  • polygraphic — See polygrapher. * * * …   Universalium

  • polygraphic — pÉ‘lɪ græfɪk / pÉ’l adj. of a lie detector, pertaining to a machine that can detect and record physiological changes that occur when a person is not telling the truth; of or pertaining to a bibliography …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polygraphic — poly·graph·ic …   English syllables

  • polygraphic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polygraphic substitution — A polygraphic substitution is a cipher in which a uniform substitution is performed on blocks of letters. When the length of the block is specifically known, more precise terms are used: for instance, a cipher in which pairs of letters are… …   Wikipedia

  • Polygraphical — Polygraphic Pol y*graph ic, Polygraphical Pol y*graph ic*al, a. [Cf. F. polygraphique.] Pertaining to, or employed in, polygraphy; as, a polygraphic instrument. [1913 Webster] 2. Done with a polygraph; as, a polygraphic copy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polygraph — polygraphic /pol i graf ik/, adj. polygraphist /peuh lig reuh fist/, polygrapher, n. /pol i graf , grahf /, n. 1. an instrument for receiving and recording simultaneously tracings of variations in certain body activities. 2. a test using such an… …   Universalium

  • Substitution cipher — In cryptography, a substitution cipher is a method of encryption by which units of plaintext are replaced with ciphertext according to a regular system; the units may be single letters (the most common), pairs of letters, triplets of letters,… …   Wikipedia

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