encode

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to put data into code
  • verb to convert plain text into a secure coded form by means of a cipher system

Computing

  • verb to apply the rules of a code to a program or data

Electronics

  • To express information utilizing a code.
  • To scramble information, such as data, in a manner which only those with a key can decipher. Usually used for security purposes. Also called encrypt, encipher, code (4), or scramble (1).
  • To write a set of computer instructions.
  • synonymencipher
  • synonymencrypt

Information & Library Science

Media Studies

  • verb to transmit a message in such a form that the recipient can decode it easily and fully

Military

  • verb to convert from normal language into code.
  • verb to convert from normal language into code.
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