cryptograph
noun Date: 1845 cryptogram

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cryptograph — Cryp to*graph ( gr?f), n. [Gr. krypto s hidden + graph: cf. F. cryptographe.] Cipher; something written in cipher. Decipherers of cryptograph. J. Earle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cryptograph — [krip′tōgraf΄, krip′təgraf΄] n. 1. CRYPTOGRAM 2. a device for writing or solving cryptograms …   English World dictionary

  • cryptograph — /krip teuh graf , grahf /, n. 1. cryptogram (def. 1). 2. a system of secret writing; cipher. 3. a device for translating clear text into cipher. [1635 45; CRYPTO + GRAPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • cryptograph — 1. noun a) A cipher or cryptogram. b) A device used for encrypting or text. 2. verb To write text using a code or cipher …   Wiktionary

  • Cryptograph — Знак [буква] тайнописи …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cryptograph — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cipher, cryptogram, code. See concealment …   English dictionary for students

  • cryptograph — cryp·to·graph || krɪptÉ™grɑːf n. cipher, secret form of writing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cryptograph — cryp·to·graph …   English syllables

  • cryptograph — cryp•to•graph [[t]ˈkrɪp təˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. 1) crp cryptogram 1) 2) crp a system of secret writing; cipher 3) crp a device for translating text into cipher • Etymology: 1635–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • cryptograph — /ˈkrɪptəgræf/ (say kriptuhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf) noun 1. a cryptogram. 2. a system of secret writing; a cipher. 3. a device for translating text into cipher …   Australian English dictionary

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