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Block Size

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  The number of bits in an input (or output) block of the block cipher.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38A

  For a given block cipher, the fixed length of the input (or output) bit strings.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38B

  The bit length of an input (or output) block of the block cipher.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38C

  For a given block cipher and key, the fixed length of the input (or output) bit strings.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38D
NIST SP 800-38F

Synonym(s):

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