Definition of Deciphering
1. Verb. (present participle of decipher) ¹
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Definition of Deciphering
1. decipher [v] - See also: decipher
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Literary usage of Deciphering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bibliotheca Sacra and American Biblical Repository (1851)
"C. Rawlinson has given a general view of the results at which he has arrived in deciphering the Inscriptions. We have condensed some of the more important ..."
2. A Treatise on the System of Evidence in Trials at Common Law: Including the by John Henry Wigmore (1904)
"deciphering Illegible Writings. One skilled in writings may be called to assist in deciphering a writing illegible or uncertain to the ordinary ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... and naturally turned to the hieroglyphics that had been preserved, seeking explanations from the Indians who were most versed in deciphering these. ..."
4. The Greville Memoirs: A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King by Charles Greville, Henry Reeve (1874)
"Lake of Albano—Velletri—Naples—Rapid Travelling in 1830—A Trial at Naples — deciphering Manuscripts—Ball at the Duchesse ..."
5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"to the difficulty of deciphering his handwriting, very little is yet known of many of the most important ones. painter's Palace of Pleasure. ..."
6. The Integrative Action of the Nervous System by Charles Scott Sherrington (1906)
"Shock a difficulty in deciphering the purpose of reflexes. Characters of spinal shock. Its incidence confined to the aboral side of the transection. ..."
7. A Manual of the Law of Wills: As Determined by the Leading Courts of England by Charles Fisk Beach, Edwin A. Pratt (1888)
"Of deciphering the characters, etc. — But where the characters in which a will is written are difficult to be deciphered, or the language of the will is not ..."
8. Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller (1870)
"What a scandal is Roth's deciphering of the Cyprian inscriptions. Renan mourns over the ' Monthly Review/ but is otherwise very grateful. ..."