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cipher
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 11
1. Of the nature of a cipher; of no weight or influence.
Part of Speech: noun
4. A combination or interweaving of letters, as the initials of a name; a device; a monogram; as, a painter's cipher, an engraver's cipher, etc. The cut represents the initials N. W.
5. A private alphabet, system of characters, or other mode of writing, contrived for the safe transmission of secrets; also, a writing in such characters.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To use figures in a mathematical process; to do sums in arithmetic.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To write in occult characters.
2. To get by ciphering; as, to cipher out the answer.
3. To decipher.
4. To designate by characters.
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