Definition of steganography in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsteɡəˈnäɡrəfi/


The practice of concealing messages or information within other nonsecret text or data.
Example sentences
  • In short, they conclude, there is no significant use of steganography on the Internet.
  • Only days later, the New York Times published its version of the threat by steganography in the hands of terrorists.
  • A threat also exists in the form of steganography, which is the insertion of an encrypted message in a larger image file.


Late 16th century: modern Latin steganographia, from Greek steganos 'covered'+ -graphy.

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Syllabification: ste·ga·no·graph·y

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