Bazeries cylinder


Ba·​ze·​ries cylinder
: a cryptographic cylinder assembled of disks that can be rotated on a common shaft, each disk having on its periphery a different mixed alphabet and used for multiple substitution

Word History


after Etienne Bazeries †1931 French cryptographer credited with its invention

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“Bazeries cylinder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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