transitive verb Date: 1577 to convert (a message) into cipher • encipherer nounencipherment noun

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  • Encipher —   [dt. Chiffrieren], Datenverschlüsselung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • encipher — [en sī′fər] vt. to convert (a message, information, etc.) into cipher …   English World dictionary

  • encipher — To convert plain text into unintelligible form by means of a cipher system …   Military dictionary

  • encipher — encipherer, n. encipherment, n. /en suy feuhr/, v.t. to convert (a message, communication, etc.) into cipher. [1570 80; EN 1 + CIPHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • encipher — verb To convert plain text into cipher; to encrypt Ant: decipher …   Wiktionary

  • encipher — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. encode (see secret). Ant., decipher …   English dictionary for students

  • encipher — en·ci·pher || ɪn saɪfÉ™ v. write in code …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encipher — verb convert into a coded form. Derivatives encipherment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • encipher — en·cipher …   English syllables

  • encipher — en•ci•pher [[t]ɛnˈsaɪ fər[/t]] v. t. crp to convert (a message) into cipher • Etymology: 1570–80 en•ci′pher•er, n. en•ci′pher•ment, n …   From formal English to slang

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