cryptofunction etymology

English word cryptofunction comes from English function, English crypto- (Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.)

Detailed word origin of cryptofunction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
function English (eng) (intransitive) to carry on a function; to be in action. (intransitive) to have a function (anthropology) The role of a social practice in the continued existence of the group.. (biology) The physiological activity of an organ or body part.. (chemistry) The characteristic behavior of a chemical compound.. (computing) A routine that receives zero or more arguments and may return a result.. [...]
crypto- English (eng) Cryptographic.. Hidden, invisible.. Secret.
cryptofunction English (eng) (cryptography) A mathematical function used to carry out cryptography.

Words with the same origin as cryptofunction

Descendants of function
digraphon functoid functome graphon
Descendants of crypto-
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