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14:58 Mar 17, 2010
English to Catalan translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers (general)
Additional field(s): Computers: Software, Computers: Systems, Networks
English term or phrase: encryption
Definition from Infoplease:
The process of transmitting scrambled data so that only authorized recipients can unscramble it. For instance, encryption is used to scramble credit card information when purchases are made over the Internet.

Example sentence(s):
  • Due to recent developments in software and hardware, some consumer-level encryption products are now so powerful that law enforcement officials say they can't crack them, even with massive supercomputers. Washington Post
  • If you just want to deter prying eyes a substitution cipher using multiple substitutions and several different substitutions schemes offers a reasonable level of encryption for virtually no computational effort. TechWorld
  • There are free on-the-fly disk encryption / on the fly file encryption (OTFE) software that transparently encrypts files on your disk drive (or partition), on demand encryption tools that allow you to encrypt single files for those one-off occasions when you need encryption public key encryption which is particularly useful for things like email (where the key you use to encrypt your data is different from the key used to decrypt the data), etc. thefreecountry.com
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Definition from Termcat:
ca: Codificació d'un missatge per a fer-lo críptic o secret

Example sentence(s):
  • Desenvolupament d'una aplicació basada en entorn MATLAB <b>d'encriptació</b> de senyals de veu mitjançant la tècnica de descomposició en sub-bandes, mescla dels canals i recomposició del senyal. - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya  

Sinònim ofert per termcat: Xifratge
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in CatalanCatalan

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