Definitions for "Plaintext"
Intelligible data that has a meaning and can be read or acted upon without the application of a transformation. ISO
Data before it has been encrypted or after it has been decrypted, e.g., an ASCII text file.
Text that uses only the standard ASCII character set. Also used to describe text that is not encrypted using a security program WWWebfx Home Page
Keywords:  plainview, plaintiff
Plaintiff Plainview
See clear data.
Data before the application of a cryptographic algorithm
(Advanced Security Administrator's Guide; search in this book)