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Skipjack

Skip´jack`
n.1.An upstart.
2.(Zool.) An elater; a snap bug, or snapping beetle.
3.(Zool.) A name given to several kinds of a fish, as the common bluefish, the alewife, the bonito, the butterfish, the cutlass fish, the jurel, the leather jacket, the runner, the saurel, the saury, the threadfish, etc.
4.(Naut.) A shallow sailboat with a rectilinear or V-shaped cross section.
Noun1.skipjack - oceanic schooling tuna of considerable value in Pacific but less in Atlantic; reaches 75 pounds; very similar to if not the same as oceanic bonito
2.skipjack - medium-sized tuna-like food fish of warm Atlantic and Pacific waters; less valued than tuna
3.skipjack - able to right itself when on its back by flipping into the air with a clicking sound
(cryptography)SkipJack - An encryption algorithm created by the NSA (National Security Agency) which encrypts 64-bit blocks of data with an 80-bit key. It is used in the Clipper chip, a VLSI device with an ARM processor core, which is intended to perform cryptographic operations while allowing the security agencies listen in.

There are (apparently) two agencies, both of whom have to agree that there is a valid reason to decode a message. Don't laugh, they are serious.

Euthynnus, Euthynnus pelamis, genus Euthynnus, scombroid, scombroid fish, skipjack tuna
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