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encipher

[en′sī·fər]
(communications)
To convert a plain-text message into unintelligible language by means of a cryptosystem. Also known as encrypt.
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For dial-up applications, Racal-Milgo offers the Datacryptor II, which enciphers and deciphers data at rates to 9.
4 kbps from the voice digitizer and/or the auxialiary port and enciphers it on a bit-by-bit basis.
Link-level enciphers the communications line at the bit level; data is deciphered upon entering the nodes.