Meaning of cryptology in English:


Pronunciation /krɪpˈtɒlədʒi/

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mass noun
  • The study of codes, or the art of writing and solving them.

    ‘Perhaps his greatest achievements were introducing mathematical and scientific methods into cryptology and producing training materials used by several generations of pupils.’
    • ‘Cracking the ancient code of hieroglyphics was once considered one of the greatest feats of cryptology.’
    • ‘The Army is especially interested in Sailors with skills that translate easily to Army jobs, including cryptology, fire control, air traffic control and mechanics.’
    • ‘During World War I, they both taught cryptology to Army officers.’
    • ‘I'm impressed - he should consider a sideline in archeology or cryptology.’
    • ‘Most of those involved had little or no prior experience with cryptology.’
    • ‘Then from 1941 he was engaged in research on meteorology, cryptology and aerodynamics.’