• Definition for "nonce"
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nonce definition

  • noun:
    • The present or particular occasion: "Her tendency to discover a touch of sadness had for the nonce disappeared” ( Theodore Dreiser).
    • The one or solitary celebration; today's explanation or function (now only in for the nonce).
    • A nonce word.
    • several, generally created randomly or from time, used once in a cryptographic protocol, to avoid replay attacks.
    • A sex offender, specifically of children; a paedophile.
    • A stupid or pointless person.
    • A datum built to be able to be special to a particular message in a stream, to prevent replay attacks.
    • In a security manufacturing context, a value utilized only once.
    • The one or single celebration; the current call or purpose; -- mainly utilized in the term for nonce, i. age. when it comes to present time.
    • the present event
  • adjective:
    • denoting anything happening as soon as.
  • others:
    • A word of no separate standing, used just in after expressions.
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