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ciphertext

[sahy-fer-tekst]
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noun
  1. the encoded version of a message or other text; cryptogram.
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Origin of ciphertext

First recorded in 1935–40; cipher + text
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Historical Examples

  • For a normal Internet surfer, a session online is probably about 95 percent cleartext, five percent ciphertext.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow