steganography

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steg·a·nog·ra·phy

 (stĕg′ə-nŏg′rə-fē)
n.
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.

steganography

(ˌstɛɡəˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
n
the practice of concealing messages in such a way that only the sender and the recipient know that there is a message

steganography

Archaic. the use of a secret language or code; cryptography. — steganographer, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
encoding, encryption - the activity of converting data or information into code
recoding - converting from one code to another
decipherment, decoding, decryption - the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text; "a secret key or password is required for decryption"
Translations
SteganografieSteganographie
steganografia
steganografia
steganografie
steganografia
References in periodicals archive ?
One of the first recorded steganographs was written by a political prisoner of King Darius in the 5th Century B.C.