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de·cod·er

 (dē-kō′dər)
n.
1. One that decodes.
2. A device that decodes a scrambled electronic signal to make it interpretable.

de•cod•er

(diˈkoʊ dər)

n.
1. a person who decodes messages or the like.
2. a device for decoding, as an electric or electronic apparatus that transforms input signals into letters, images, etc.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decoder - the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
cryptanalyst, cryptographer, cryptologist - decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
2.decoder - a machine that converts a coded text into ordinary language
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Translations

decoder

[diːˈkəʊdəʳ] N (Comput, TV) → descodificador m

decoder

[diːˈkəʊdər] n (COMPUTING, TV)décodeur m

decoder

n (Comput, TV) → Decoder m, → Dekoder m, → Decodierer m

decoder

[diːˈkəʊdəʳ] n (Comput, TV) → decodificatore m
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