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Plain text

In Cryptography, plain text is the term referring to the readable message (sometimes clear text), as opposed to cypher text, the encoded message, whose content is hidden from casual observers.

Plain text can also refer to computer files in ASCII or other human-readable form. See: Binary and text files

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Traffic calming

... by half a lane or more Redesigned intersections from traditional cross pattern to a roundabout Reducing the width of streets and widening ...