Cipher - n. A character  which, standing by itself, expresses
nothing, but when placed at the right hand of a whole number, increases
its value tenfold.
Cipher - n. One who, or that which, has no weight or influence.
Cipher - n. A character in general, as a figure or letter.
Cipher - n. A combination or interweaving of letters, as the initials
of a name; a device; a monogram; as, a painter's cipher, an engraver's
cipher, etc. The cut represents the initials N. W.
Cipher - n. A private alphabet, system of characters, or other mode of
writing, contrived for the safe transmission of secrets; also, a
writing in such characters.
Cipher - a. Of the nature of a cipher; of no weight or influence.
Cipher - v. i. To use figures in a mathematical process; to do sums in
Cipher - v. t. To write in occult characters.
Cipher - v. t. To get by ciphering; as, to cipher out the answer.
Cipher - v. t. To decipher.
Cipher - v. t. To designate by characters.