Definitions for Decryption

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  1. decoding, decryption, decipherment(noun)

    the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text

    "a secret key or password is required for decryption"

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  1. decryption(Noun)

    The process reversing an encryption, i.e. the process which converts encrypted data into its original form.

  2. Origin: Verbal noun of decrypt, from de- + crypt (only attested in compounds, such as cryptogram) from κρυπτός.


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