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 Dictionary entry overview: What does encryption mean? 

  The noun ENCRYPTION has 1 sense:

1. the activity of converting from plain text into code

  Familiarity information: ENCRYPTION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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The activity of converting from plain text into code

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


encoding; encryption

Hypernyms ("encryption" is a kind of...):

coding; cryptography; secret writing; steganography (act of writing in code or cipher)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "encryption"):

compression (encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required)

data encryption ((computer science) the encryption of data for security purposes)

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