- The definition of cryptology is the study, writing and solving of codes.
Studying how to break codes is an example ofcryptology.
the study of secret codes or ciphers and the devices used to create and decipher them
The study of cryptanalysis or cryptography.
- cryp′to·log′ic , cryp′to·log′i·cal
- The practice of analysing encoded messages, in order to decode them.
- Secret or enigmatical language.
cryptology - Computer Definition
The scientific study of cryptography. See cryptography.