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en·cryp·tion

 (ĕn-krĭp′shən)
n. Computers
1. The process or result of encrypting data.
2. Cryptography.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.encryption - the activity of converting data or information into codeencryption - the activity of converting data or information into code
coding, steganography, cryptography, secret writing - act of writing in code or cipher
compression - encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
data encryption - (computer science) the encryption of data for security purposes
Translations

encryption

[ɪnˈkrɪpʃən] Ncodificación f

encryption

[ɪnˈkrɪpʃən]
n [data, message] → cryptage m
modif [technology, software, program] → de cryptage; [code] → de cryptage

encryption

n (Comput, Telec, TV) → Verschlüsselung f; encryption program/systemVerschlüsselungsprogramm nt/-system nt
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