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digital signature

Syllabification: dig·it·al sig·na·ture

Definition of digital signature in English:

noun

Computing
A type of electronic signature that encrypts documents with digital codes that are particularly difficult to duplicate.
Example sentences
  • The ability to manage public keys for verifying digital signatures provides each e-mail user the individual power to control who communicates with her and can therefore completely eliminate the practice of spamming.
  • This is intended to make it easier for programmers to include digital signatures and encrypt data in e-commerce applications.
  • A public key is used to encrypt data intended for the public key's owner and to verify digital signatures created with the bearer's private key.

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