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The deliberate concealment of data within other data, as by embedding digitized text in a digitized image.
[New Latin steganographia, cryptography, cipher : Greek steganos, covered (from stegein, to cover; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots) + -graphiā, -graphy.]
steg′a·no·graph′ic (-nə-grăf′ĭk) adj.
the practice of concealing messages in such a way that only the sender and the recipient know that there is a message
Archaic. the use of a secret language or code; cryptography. — steganographer, n.See also: Language
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|Noun||1.||steganography - act of writing in code or cipher|
committal to writing, writing - the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing"
recoding - converting from one code to another