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1. Computers Any of various mathematical techniques for encrypting and decrypting data in order to keep it private when transmitted or stored electronically.
2. The process or skill of communicating in or deciphering secret writings or ciphers.
3. Secret writing.

cryp′to·graph′ic (-tə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
cryp′to·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.cryptographic - of or relating to cryptanalysis


[ˌkrɪptəˈgræfɪk] cryptographical [ˌkrɪptəˈgræfɪkəl] ADJcriptográfico


adjkryptografisch, in Geheimschrift verschlüsselt
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