the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
Derivationally related forms: ↑cryptologic, ↑cryptological, ↑cryptologist, ↑cryptographical (for: ↑cryptography), ↑cryptographer (for: ↑cryptography), ↑cryptanalytic (for: ↑cryptanalysis)
Hypernyms: ↑science, ↑scientific discipline

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