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2. A system of secret or cipher writing; a cipher.
a. A device for translating plaintext into ciphertext.
b. A device for deciphering codes and ciphers.
tr.v. cryp·to·graphed, cryp·to·graph·ing, cryp·to·graphs
To write (a message, for example) in code or cipher.
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(ˈkrɪptəʊˌɡræf; -ˌɡrɑːf)
1. (Communications & Information) something written in code or cipher
2. (Communications & Information) a code using secret symbols (cryptograms)
3. (Communications & Information) a device for translating text into cipher, or vice versa
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(ˈkrɪp təˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

2. a system of secret writing; cipher.
3. a device for translating text into cipher.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cryptograph - a secret method of writingcryptograph - a secret method of writing    
code - a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
2.cryptograph - a piece of writing in code or ciphercryptograph - a piece of writing in code or cipher
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
3.cryptograph - a device for deciphering codes and ciphers
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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[ˈkrɪptəʊˌgrɑːf] ncrittografia
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References in classic literature ?
As it was, I assumed the cryptograph to be English.
In the present instance we see it doubled no less than five times, although the cryptograph is brief.
"Referring, now, to the beginning of the cryptograph, we find the combination, 53‡‡†.
But be assured that the specimen before us appertains to the very simplest species of cryptograph. It now only remains to give you the full translation of the characters upon the parchment, as unriddled.
These characters, as any one might readily guess, form a cipher - that is to say, they convey a meaning; but then, from what is known of Kidd, I could not suppose him capable of constructing any of the more abstruse cryptographs. I made up my mind, at once, that this was of a simple species - such, however, as would appear, to the crude intellect of the sailor, absolutely insoluble without the key."
One by one, as the characters of a cryptograph become explicit, the little signs left by the furnished room's procession of guests developed a significance.
His research interests include cryptograph theory, especially attribute-based encryption.
The easy Klaytn UX eliminates the traditional inconveniences including wallets, private keys, and cryptograph addresses in order to lower the barriers to blockchain technology for normal end-users.
If the crypto computing finished, hardware engine notifies the driver through an interrupt and then sends back cryptograph to sync/async layer via callback functions, so as to awaken the waiting process.
Janer, "Cryptograph key distribution with elliptic curve Diffie-Hellman algorithm in lowpower devices for power grids", Revue Roumaine des Sciences Techniques, pp.
(5) Perform exclusive operation between [I.sub.3] and its corresponding base sequence in i', and then conduct addition operation with the previous pixel cryptograph to obtain new matrix [I.sub.4].