Clear-text meaning

Unencrypted text, also known as plaintext. Security administrators are often concerned about the security of networks, because passwords are transmitted in clear-text across the network. Northrup, T. Common Internet File System. [Online, July 1998.] Windows Library Website. http://www.windowsitlibrary.com/Content/386/14/2.html.
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(cryptography) The unencrypted form of an encrypted text; plain text.
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