# Ciphers Sentence Examples

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• The documents underlying the Pentateuch and book of Joshua, represented by the ciphers J, E, D and P, are assumed to have been drawn up in the chronological order in which those ciphers are here set down, and the period of their composition extends from the 9th century B.C., in which the earlier portions of J were written, to the 5th century B.C., in which P finally took shape.

• He turned first against the Byzantines, who were defeated several times; he took Cordova and chastised the Suevi; and then by stern measures he destroyed the power of those unruly and rebellious chieftains who had reduced former kings to the position of ciphers.

• In tables of logarithms of numbers to base io the mantissa only is in general tabulated, as the characteristic of the logarithm of a number can always be written down at sight, the rule being that, if the number is greater than unity, the characteristic is less by unity than the number of digits in the integral portion of it, and that if the number is less than unity the characteristic is negative, and is greater by unity than the number of ciphers between the decimal point and the first significant figure.

• According To The Gregorian Rule Of Intercalation, Therefore, Every Year Of Which The Number Is Divisible By Four Without A Remainder Is A Leap Year, Excepting The Centurial Years, Which Are Only Leap Years When Divisible By Four After Omitting The Two Ciphers.

• In the history of the next two or three centuries the cities are by no means ciphers.

• To regard these letters as ciphers is a precarious hypothesis, for the simple reason that cryptography is not to be looked for in the very infancy of Arabic writing.

• If they are actually ciphers, the multiplicity of possible explanations at once precludes the hope of a plausible interpretation.

• Both ciphers perhaps mean only "a very great number," and Fleischer (De glossas Habichtianis, p. 4) has shown that 1001 is certainly used in this sense.

• All three of them designed polyalphabetic ciphers which were difficult to break, for at least another 200 years.

• Most agents in occupied Europe made mistakes when using SOE's double transposition ciphers which were difficult to use, especially in the field.