Definition of Authenticator

1. Noun. One who determines authenticity (as of works of art) or who guarantees validity.

Exact synonyms: Appraiser
Category relationships: Art, Artistic Creation, Artistic Production
Generic synonyms: Critic
Derivative terms: Appraise, Authenticate



Definition of Authenticator

1. Noun. One who authenticates. ¹

2. Noun. A feature that shows something to be authentic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Authenticator

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Authenticator

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authentical
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authenticated
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authenticating
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authentications
authenticator (current term)
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authenticke
authentickly
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authentiquely
authigenic

Literary usage of Authenticator

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1. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"In the most general sense, an authentication function based on secret knowledge can be constructed from a public authenticator algorithm and a secret ..."

2. National Computer Security Conference, 1993 (16th) Proceedings: Information by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A trusted component of the system fetches the nominated account record and prompts the user for an authenticator. 3. The user supplies an authenticator. 4. ..."

3. National Computer Security Conference Proceedings, 1992: Information Systems by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"It then transfers the authenticator to client Kerberos. Step 8: Client Kerberos sends the service request, together with the TGS ticket and authenticator, ..."

4. Information Security and Privacy in Network Environments by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The user sees the challenge, and transcribes it and a password into the keypad of a handheld authenticator (the size of a credit card or small calculator). ..."

5. National Industrial Security Program: Operating Manualby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Users shall be required to authenticate their identities at "logon" time by supplying their authenticator (eg, password, smart card, or fingerprints) in ..."

6. Security for Dial Up Linesby Eugene F. Troy by Eugene F. Troy (1986)
"Seme examples now on the market include a calculator with special circuitry, a "smart" plastic card which displays a time-based authenticator continuously, ..."

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