compromising emanations


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compromising emanations

[′käm·prə‚miz·iŋ ‚em·ə′nā·shənz]
(communications)
Unintentional data-related or intelligence-bearing signals which, if intercepted and analyzed by any technique, could disclose the classified information transmitted, received, handled, or otherwise processed by equipments.