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transpose
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • Many great minds in history had invented cryptologic solutions to the challenge of data protection: Julius Caesar devised a code-writing scheme called the Caesar Box; Mary, Queen of Scots created a transposition cipher and sent secret communiqués from prison; and the brilliant Arab scientist Abu Yusuf Ismail al-Kindi protected his secrets with an ingeniously conceived polyalphabetic substitution cipher.

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as in: accidentally transpose numbers Define
to exchange the positions of two digits, letters, or words by accident
as in: transpose the scene to... Define
to move something or change its setting
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