Decryption definition

See decrypt.
0
0
The process reversing an encryption, i.e. the process which converts encrypted data into its original form.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
decryption
Plural:
decryptions

Origin of decryption

  • Verbal noun of decrypt, from de- + crypt (only attested in compounds, such as cryptogram) from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kryptos, “hidden").

    From Wiktionary