- The definition of cryptology is the study, writing and solving of codes.
Studying how to break codes is an example ofcryptology.
- cryp′to·log′ic , cryp′to·log′i·cal
crypto- + -logy, from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kryptós, “hidden”) + λόγος (logos, “word”).
cryptology - Computer Definition
The scientific study of cryptography. See cryptography.