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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cy·pher n. & v. See Cipher.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a mathematical element that when added to another number
           yields the same number [syn: zero, 0, nought, cipher]
      2: a quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had
         ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had
         done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all
         for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it" [syn: nothing,
          nil, nix, nada, null, aught, cipher, goose
         egg, naught, zero, zilch, zip]
      3: a person of no influence [syn: cipher, nobody, nonentity]
      4: a secret method of writing [syn: cipher, cryptograph, secret
      5: a message written in a secret code [syn: cipher]
      v 1: convert ordinary language into code; "We should encode the
           message for security reasons" [syn: encode, code, encipher,
            cipher, encrypt, inscribe, write in code] [ant:
      2: make a mathematical calculation or computation [syn: calculate,
          cipher, compute, work out, reckon, figure]