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cryptology

[krip′täl·ə·jē]
(communications)
The science of preparing messages in forms which are intended to be unintelligible to those not privy to the secrets of the form, and of deciphering such messages.

cryptology

The study of cryptography and cryptanalysis.

cryptology

The science of developing secret codes and/or the use of those codes in encryption systems. See cryptography.
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At the same time, the repetitive nature of the code eventually enabled the cryptologists to make educated guesses about the movements of the Japanese Navy.
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Cryptologists use their knowledge of math to create, to improve--and, sometimes, to break these encryptions.
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Inside the NOC, you'll find intelligence specialists, information systems technicians, cryptologists, electronic technicians and operations specialists among others.
Readers who are cryptologists will appreciate the talent that went into developing the machines; readers who are not will find themselves grabbing a pencil and paper and working through the examples they provide.
The service currently is 1,200 pilots short and is struggling to keep non-commissioned officers in critical jobs, such as mechanics, air-traffic controllers, communications specialists, linguists and cryptologists.
Little Bill Stephenson went back to Winnipeg and became interested in radio, but in the early 20's was summoned to England by Admiral Blinker Hall who was now recruiting potential cryptologists.
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