Definitions for "Ciphertext"
ciphertext - Data that has been encrypted. Ciphertext is the output of the encryption process and can be transformed back into a readable form plaintext with the appropriate decryption key.
The (encrypted) message output from a cryptographic algorithm that is in a format that is unintelligible.
The encrypted text of a message, which may be decrypted only by someone who has the correct key.
The results of manipulating either characters or bits via substitution, transposition, or cryptographic operations.