decrypt

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈkɹɪpt/, /diːˈkɹɪpt/

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decrypt (third-person singular simple present decrypts, present participle decrypting, simple past and past participle decrypted)

  1. To convert an encrypted or coded text or message into plain text.

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NounEdit

decrypt (plural decrypts)

  1. A decoded communication.
    • 1979, Francis Harry Hinsley, British Intelligence in the Second World War (page 182)
      The decrypts were being obtained from the traffic of 78 German stations by the end of 1941, and of 147 stations by the end of 1942.
Last modified on 1 March 2014, at 14:33