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steganography

Definitions of steganography
  1. noun
    act of writing in code or cipher
    synonyms: coding, cryptography, secret writing
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    encoding, encryption
    the activity of converting data or information into code
    recoding
    converting from one code to another
    decipherment, decoding, decryption
    the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
    compression
    encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
    decompression
    restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display
    data encryption
    (computer science) the encryption of data for security purposes
    type of:
    committal to writing, writing
    the activity of putting something in written form
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