authenticator
noun see authenticate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Authenticator — An authenticator is either a token of authentication or one who authenticates.As a token, the authenticator can be a symbol or group of symbols, or a series of bits, selected or derived in a prearranged manner and usually inserted at a… …   Wikipedia

  • authenticator — UK [ɔːˈθentɪˌkeɪtə(r)] / US [ɔˈθentɪˌkeɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms authenticator : singular authenticator plural authenticators computing a company that tells you whether a digital signature is a real or honest one …   English dictionary

  • authenticator — autentiškumo ženklas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Raidė, skaičius, jų grupė arba derinys, liudijantys informacijos ar perdavimo autentiškumą. atitikmenys: angl. authenticator pranc. signe d’authentification …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • authenticator — authenticate ► VERB ▪ prove or show to be authentic. DERIVATIVES authentication noun authenticator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • authenticator — A symbol or group of symbols, or a series of bits, selected or derived in a prearranged manner and usually inserted at a predetermined point within a message or transmission for the purpose of attesting to the validity of the message or… …   Military dictionary

  • authenticator — /aw then ti kay teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that authenticates. 2. Cryptography. a code used to authenticate a previously transmitted code. [1860 65; AUTHENTICATE + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

  • authenticator — noun a) One who authenticates. b) A feature that shows something to be authentic …   Wiktionary

  • authenticator — n. one who proves or confirms authenticity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Authenticator —   An ISO term. A code in a message between the sender and receiver used to validate the source and all or part of the text of a message, based on a bilaterally agreed upon method of calculation. on paper documents a signature or other… …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • authenticator — au·then·ti·ca·tor …   English syllables

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