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encrypt

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Computers
encrypten‧crypt /ɪnˈkrɪpt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 to protect information by putting it into a special code that only some people can read, especially information that is on a computerdecryptencryption /ɪnˈkrɪpʃən/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 secure encryption of dataencrypted adjective 🔊 files stored in encrypted form
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Examples from the Corpus
encryptIts other function is to take over your hard disc and encrypt all the file directories, rendering the disc unusable.Users just have to click an on-screen button to encrypt an outgoing message.This is the spin-out's second of three products for compressing, encrypting and speeding up the Unix file system.Do you need to encrypt - if so, how?The private key, used to encrypt transmitted information by the user, is kept secret.
From Longman Business Dictionaryencrypten‧crypt /ɪnˈkrɪpt/ verb [transitive] COMPUTING to write information in the form of CODE, especially to prevent certain people from being able to use itThe program encrypts your password when you use the software for the first time.encryption noun [uncountable]a data encryption facility so data can be saved to disk in encoded form compare decrypt→ See Verb table
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Verb table
encrypt
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyencrypt
he, she, itencrypts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyencrypted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave encrypted
he, she, ithas encrypted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad encrypted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill encrypt
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have encrypted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam encrypting
he, she, itis encrypting
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you, we, theyare encrypting
Past
I, he, she, itwas encrypting
you, we, theywere encrypting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been encrypting
he, she, ithas been encrypting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been encrypting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be encrypting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been encrypting
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