Definition of encipherment in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnˈsʌɪfəm(ə)nt//ɛnˈsʌɪfəm(ə)nt/


  • See encipher

    • ‘If computer processors become fast enough to factorize the 128 digit numbers that are used for encipherment, we can start to use 512 digit numbers.’
    • ‘For a stream cipher we can think of the encipherment process as a sequence of the following two operations: change and leave unchanged.’
    • ‘In 1941 the Germans introduced the Lorenz double encipherment machine which was used to send messages from the German high command to generals in the field.’