Cryptographic puzzle (密码学难题 mì mǎ xué nán tí) refers to a script that is used to dictate how funds can be spent in the future. It is also known as a locking script. See “Cryptographic” (密码学 mì mǎ xué).
Part 1: Breakdown of Words
- “Cryptographic/cryptography” (密码学 mì mǎ xué) derives from:
- “Puzzle” (难题 nán tí) as in “crossword puzzle” (纵横难题 zòng héng nán tí; 纵, vertical; 横, horizontal).