Bacon biliteral cipher
Definition of Bacon biliteral cipher
: a cipher that hides a message in a cover text by representing the letters of the plaintext by different combinations of two letter forms (such as italic and roman) in each sequence of five letters of the cover text (as when “Springfield, Mass” hides the word CAB by the code xxxxx=A, xxxxx=B, xxxxx=C)
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Origin and Etymology of bacon biliteral cipher
after Francis Bacon, who proposed it
First Known Use: 1935See Words from the same year
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