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plain·text

also plain text  (plān′tĕkst′)
n.
The unencrypted form of an encrypted message. Also called cleartext.

plain text

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plaintext

n
(Telecommunications) telecomm a message set in a directly readable form rather than in coded groups
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The use of simple to guess passwords is purely the fault of the users who may suffer a compromise stemming from their own lack of awareness, but the storing of authentication credentials in plain text format by a company the size of Yahoo
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NFC Text RTD Technical Specification (for records containing plain text that can be read by NFC-enabled devices)
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