on-line cipher

on-line cipher

[′ȯn‚līn ′sī·fər]
(communications)
A method of encryption directly associated with a particular transmission system, whereby messages may be encrypted and simultaneously transmitted from one station to one or more stations where reciprocal equipment is automatically operated.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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