keying sequence

noun

Definition of keying sequence

: a sequence of numbers or letters that enciphers or deciphers a polyalphabetic substitution cipher letter by letter

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History and Etymology for keying sequence

from present participle of key entry 2

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“Keying sequence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keying%20sequence. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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