Associations to the word «Authentication»

Wiktionary

AUTHENTICATION, noun. Something which validates or confirms the authenticity of something
AUTHENTICATION, noun. (computing) proof of the identity of a user logging on to some network
AUTHENTICATION, noun. A hallmark or assay-mark on a piece of metalwork

Dictionary definition

AUTHENTICATION, noun. A mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity.
AUTHENTICATION, noun. Validating the authenticity of something or someone.

Wise words

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Noam Chomsky