cryptarithm

noun cryp·ta·rithm \ ˈkrip-tə-ˌri-t͟həm \

Definition of cryptarithm

:an arithmetic problem in which letters have been substituted for numbers and which is solved by finding all possible pairings of digits with letters that produce a numerically correct answer

Origin and Etymology of cryptarithm

crypt- + -arithm (as in logarithm)


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