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Princeton's WordNet

  1. completeness(noun)

    the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed

  2. completeness(noun)

    (logic) an attribute of a logical system that is so constituted that a contradiction arises if any proposition is introduced that cannot be derived from the axioms of the system


  1. completeness(Noun)

    the state or condition of being complete

Webster Dictionary

  1. Completeness(noun)

    the state of being complete


  1. Completeness

    In cryptography, a boolean function is said to be complete if the value of each output bit depends on all input bits. This is a desirable property to have in an encryption cipher, so that if one bit of the input is changed, every bit of the output has an average of 50% probability of changing. The easiest way to show why this is good is the following: consider that if we changed our 8-byte plaintext's last byte, it would only have any effect on the 8th byte of the ciphertext. This would mean that if the attacker guessed 256 different plaintext-ciphertext pairs, he would always know the last byte of every 8byte sequence we send. Finding out 256 plaintext-ciphertext pairs is not hard at all in the internet world, given that standard protocols are used, and standard protocols have standard headers and commands which the attacker can safely guess. On the other hand, if our cipher has this property, the attacker would need to collect 264 plaintext-ciphertext pairs to crack the cipher in this way.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. completeness

    The joint operation plan review criterion for assessing whether operation plans incorporate major operations and tasks to be accomplished and to what degree they include forces required, deployment concept, employment concept, sustainment concept, time estimates for achieving objectives, description of the end state, mission success criteria, and mission termination criteria.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of completeness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of completeness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of completeness in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    Love is an integral virtue i.e. love is essential for completeness of every human life/society. Oh! Yes, anyone that lacks love is incomplete & can't make positive impact in the lives of people around him/afar off.

  2. David Starr Jordan:

    Be life long or short, its completeness depends on what it was lived for.

  3. Trey Gowdy:

    This confirms doubts about the completeness of Clinton’s self-selected public record and raises serious questions about Hillary Clinton decision to erase Hillary Clinton personal server — especially before it could be analyzed by an independent, neutral third party arbiter.

  4. Randall Moore:

    If it's an acute problem, even though telemedicine doesn't have the completeness of being in person, the value is exponentially higher.

  5. Maros Sefcovic:

    The Opal dossier is being currently examined and there were some additional questions raised by the Commission, whether we are ready to take a decision or not depends on the completeness of the answers.

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