encipher


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

en·ci·pher

 (ĕn-sī′fər)
tr.v. en·ci·phered, en·ci·pher·ing, en·ci·phers
To put (a message, for example) into cipher.

en·ci′pher·ment n.

encipher

(ɪnˈsaɪfə)
vb
(Linguistics) (tr) to convert (a message, document, etc) from plain text into code or cipher; encode
enˈcipherer n
enˈcipherment n

en•ci•pher

(ɛnˈsaɪ fər)

v.t.
to convert (a message) into cipher.
[1570–80]
en•ci′pher•er, n.
en•ci′pher•ment, n.

encipher

To convert plain text into unintelligible form by means of a cipher system.

encipher


Past participle: enciphered
Gerund: enciphering

Imperative
encipher
encipher
Present
I encipher
you encipher
he/she/it enciphers
we encipher
you encipher
they encipher
Preterite
I enciphered
you enciphered
he/she/it enciphered
we enciphered
you enciphered
they enciphered
Present Continuous
I am enciphering
you are enciphering
he/she/it is enciphering
we are enciphering
you are enciphering
they are enciphering
Present Perfect
I have enciphered
you have enciphered
he/she/it has enciphered
we have enciphered
you have enciphered
they have enciphered
Past Continuous
I was enciphering
you were enciphering
he/she/it was enciphering
we were enciphering
you were enciphering
they were enciphering
Past Perfect
I had enciphered
you had enciphered
he/she/it had enciphered
we had enciphered
you had enciphered
they had enciphered
Future
I will encipher
you will encipher
he/she/it will encipher
we will encipher
you will encipher
they will encipher
Future Perfect
I will have enciphered
you will have enciphered
he/she/it will have enciphered
we will have enciphered
you will have enciphered
they will have enciphered
Future Continuous
I will be enciphering
you will be enciphering
he/she/it will be enciphering
we will be enciphering
you will be enciphering
they will be enciphering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enciphering
you have been enciphering
he/she/it has been enciphering
we have been enciphering
you have been enciphering
they have been enciphering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enciphering
you will have been enciphering
he/she/it will have been enciphering
we will have been enciphering
you will have been enciphering
they will have been enciphering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enciphering
you had been enciphering
he/she/it had been enciphering
we had been enciphering
you had been enciphering
they had been enciphering
Conditional
I would encipher
you would encipher
he/she/it would encipher
we would encipher
you would encipher
they would encipher
Past Conditional
I would have enciphered
you would have enciphered
he/she/it would have enciphered
we would have enciphered
you would have enciphered
they would have enciphered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encipher - convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the message for security reasons"
encode - convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally"
Translations
zašifrovat
salakirjoittaa

encipher

References in periodicals archive ?
Encipher John Gosden is chasing a record-equalling sixth win in the Group 3 Solario Stakes at Sandown on Saturday and could be doubly represented, with this imposing son of Siyouni leading his challenge.
NEWBURY: 2.00 Encipher, 2.30 Nasaiym, 3.05 Sea Of Faith, 3.40 MISTY GREY (NAP), 4.10 Kiefer, 4.40 He's Our Star, 5.15 Kachumba.
The husband and Sid munched on popcorn trying hard to encipher the storyline while Little Princess and I played a game of catch.
Since clusters labels encipher the membership of electrodes, the maximum LD should be equal to 8 for the extreme case of [[PHI].sub.1] = "00000000" (which means that no cluster mode was assigned to any channel due to threshold [rho]) and a cluster mode with all 8 electrodes within ([[PHI].sub.2] = "11111111").
Within their conformation, prion strains encipher the information that directs the templated misfolding and aggregation of PrPc molecules into additional prions (1).
"Our partners and customers depend on Identiv's smart card readers to protect login to PCs and networks, encrypt hard drives, and digitally sign and encipher email, so reader quality, reliability, and safety are critical product requirements.
My official classification was "Code Clerk," and my job was to encipher and decipher radio communications.
It could, for example, take a written message and use some code to encipher this message into, say a sequence of numbers, these numbers being sent over the channel as the signal.
The problem is that it is not just bad actors who encipher messages.
Other ICT innovators in Africa include Saheed Adepoju of Encipher Limited, responsible for developing Inye-1 and 2 tablet computers.
In the first round "Race of Wadi Naheez," allocated for pure Arabian horses for (1100) meters, "Djent" owned by the Royal Cavalry and ridden by Al Mu'atasim bin Said al-Balushi came first, "Djebelia Al Mels" owned by the Royal Cavalry and ridden by Jean-Bernard Eyquem came second while "Mestor" owned by the Royal Cavalry and ridden by Yasir bin Jamil al-Sunaidi came third.In the second round "Race of Wadi Fida," allocated for thoroughbreds for (1600) meters, "Zain Shamardal" owned by the Royal Cavalry and ridden by Asa'ad bin Ali al-Siyabi came first, "Encipher" owned by the Royal Cavalry and ridden by Silvester De Sousa came second while "Emirates Roadshow" owned by Faisal bin Abdullah al-Marzooqi and ridden by Xavier Ziani came third.
Taken together all these pieces of evidence provide strong support to the argument that different [PrP.sup.Sc] conformers encipher the prion "strains." Nevertheless the direct proof for this contention is not yet available.