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ciphertext

[′sī·fər‚tekst]
(communications)
A message which has been transformed by a cipher so that it can be read only by those privy to the secrets of the cipher.

ciphertext

(cryptography)
Text which has been encrypted by some encryption system.

Opposite: plaintext.

ciphertext

Data that has been encrypted for security purposes. See plaintext.
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