Definition of Plaintext

1. Noun. (cryptography) (alternative spelling of plain text) ¹



2. Noun. (computing) (alternative spelling of plain text) ¹

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Definition of Plaintext

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plaintext

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plaintext (current term)
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Literary usage of Plaintext

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"The analogy to a codebook arises because the same plaintext block always produces the ... Thus a list (or codebook) of plaintext blocks and corresponding ..."

2. National Information Systems Security '95 (18th) Proceedings: Making by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"This consists of the algorithms, protocols, and equipment needed to obtain the plaintext from ciphertext using some data recovery key. ..."

3. Issue Update on Information Security and Privacy in Network Environmentsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The encrypted text is often referred to as ciphertext; the original or decrypted text is often referred to as plaintext or ..."

4. Microcomputer Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"How Encryption Works With encryption, an original message or file (the plaintext) and a key are first scrambled or enciphered by an encoding algorithm, ..."

5. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"The analogy to a codebook arises because the same plaintext block always produces the ... Thus a list (or codebook) of plaintext blocks and corresponding ..."

6. National Information Systems Security '95 (18th) Proceedings: Making by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"This consists of the algorithms, protocols, and equipment needed to obtain the plaintext from ciphertext using some data recovery key. ..."

7. Issue Update on Information Security and Privacy in Network Environmentsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The encrypted text is often referred to as ciphertext; the original or decrypted text is often referred to as plaintext or ..."

8. Microcomputer Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"How Encryption Works With encryption, an original message or file (the plaintext) and a key are first scrambled or enciphered by an encoding algorithm, ..."

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