: a cipher in which the letters of the plaintext are systematically rearranged into another sequence — compare substitution cipher
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Recent Examples on the WebOranchak, a 46-year-old software developer in Virginia, said the 340 is what’s known as a transposition cipher.
Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, 12 Dec. 2020
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