Related formscryp·tog·ra·pher, cryp·tog·ra·phist, nouncryp·to·graph·ic [krip-tuh-graf-ik] /ˌkrɪp təˈgræf ɪk/, cryp·to·graph·i·cal, cryp·tog·ra·phal, adjectivecryp·to·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for cryptography
Cryptography is the art of coding and decoding information between parties.A New Trove of NSA Documents Reveal What Spies Read for Fun|Eli Lake|March 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They are much more difficult to decipher than was the cryptography left by the pirate Kidd.The Jenolan Caves|Samuel Cook
In cryptography it's a number, or letter, thrown in for the sake of appearance, or to confuse.The Caves of Fear|John Blaine
Cryptography, krip-tog′ra-fi, n. the art of secret writing: the character or cipher so used.
If they retained the name of some god or hero of mythology, the only way they dared to write it was by cryptography.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism|Franz Cumont
He is the author of a work on cryptography, I believe, though I am ashamed to say I haven't yet read it.The Shadow of the Czar|John R. Carling
British Dictionary definitions for cryptography
Derived Formscryptographer, cryptographist or cryptologist, nouncryptographic (ˌkrɪptəˈɡræfɪk) or cryptographical, adjectivecryptographically, adverb
Culture definitions for cryptography
The science of coding and decoding messages so as to keep these messages secure. Coding (see encryption) takes place using a key that ideally is known only by the sender and intended recipient of the message.