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code word

n.
1. A secret word or phrase used as a code name or password.
2. A euphemism: "The Democrats' 'populism' is a code word for bigger farm subsidies and protectionism" (New Republic).

code′ word`


n.
a euphemistic or politically acceptable catchword or phrase used instead of a blunter or less acceptable term.
[1965–70]

code word

1. A word that has been assigned a classification and a classified meaning to safeguard intentions and information regarding a classified plan or operation.
2. A cryptonym used to identify sensitive intelligence data.
Translations

code word

nCodewort nt; (Comput also) → Passwort nt, → Kennwort nt
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4] defined code words, and this is because of their one to one relationship between each message and its corresponding code word as per equation 3.
Generally, to achieve comparable search performance, the number of code words should be large enough, e.
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A LAW student accused of a terror plot which could have included Tony and Cherie Blair among its targets used the code words "sausage" and "sauce" to discuss buying a firearm and ammunition, the Old Bailey was told yesterday.
Ross Eckler posed a challenge, based on an old card trick in which a group of code words is used to produce a mystifying effect.
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This official site of the Navajo Code Talkers opens with a veteran sharing his experience, and includes hew this unbreakable code was developed, code words, short biographies, and photographs.
Among their topics are heterogeneous hash families and covering arrays, optimal block lengths for secret key distillation, blocking sets and large transversal-free systems of mutually orthogonal Latin squares, incidence matrices with forbidden configurations, geometric constructions of quantum codes, blocking sets and low-weight code words in the generalized Reed-Muller codes, perfect codes over non-prime power alphabets, and the minimum output symbol error variance of forward error control codes.
The minimum distance between any pair of code words in a code cannot exceed the average distance between all pairs of different code words.
I have had the pleasure of having both of these code words used against me, in additional to the more traditional ones.
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