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2 definitions found
 for obfuscated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Obfuscate \Ob*fus"cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obfuscated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Obfuscating.]
     1. To darken; to obscure; to becloud.
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     2. Hence: To confuse; to bewilder; to make unclear.
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              His head, like a smokejack, the funnel unswept, and
              the ideas whirling round and round about in it, all
              obfuscated and darkened over with fuliginous matter.
                                                    --Sterne.
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              Clouds of passion which might obfuscate the
              intellects of meaner females.         --Sir. W.
                                                    Scott.
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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (26 July 2010) :

  obfuscated
  
      Made unclear, used to describe source code
     that has been transformed or written to make it as hard as
     possible to read, usually for fun, as in the Obfuscated C
     Contest.  A japh is a kind of obfuscated Perl program.
  
     The term is not normally used for code that has been
     transformed for security purposes, e.g. to enforce some kind
     of licencing mechanism.
  
     (2009-05-14)
  

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