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de·code

 (dē-kōd′)
tr.v. de·cod·ed, de·cod·ing, de·codes
1. To convert from code into plaintext.
2. To convert from a scrambled electronic signal into an interpretable one.
3. To extract the underlying meaning from: decode a complex literary text.

decode

(diːˈkəʊd)
vb
1. (Communications & Information) to convert (a message, text, etc) from code into ordinary language
2. (Computer Science) computing to convert (coded characters) from one form to another, as from binary-coded decimals to decimal numbers. Compare encode2
3. (Electronics) electronics to convert (a coded electrical signal) into normal analogue components
4. (Linguistics) to analyse and understand the construction of words and phrases, esp in a foreign language
deˈcoder n

de•code

(diˈkoʊd)

v. -cod•ed, -cod•ing. v.t.
1. to translate (data or a message) from a code into the original language or form.
2. to extract meaning from (spoken or written symbols).
[1895–1900]

decode


Past participle: decoded
Gerund: decoding

Imperative
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Present
I decode
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Preterite
I decoded
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Present Continuous
I am decoding
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Present Perfect
I have decoded
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Past Continuous
I was decoding
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Past Perfect
I had decoded
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Future
I will decode
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Future Perfect
I will have decoded
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Future Continuous
I will be decoding
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been decoding
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been decoding
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been decoding
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Conditional
I would decode
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Past Conditional
I would have decoded
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.decode - convert code into ordinary language
rewrite - write differently; alter the writing of; "The student rewrote his thesis"
encode - convert information into code; "encode pictures digitally"

decode

verb
1. decipher, crack, work out, solve, interpret, unscramble, decrypt, descramble The secret documents were intercepted and decoded.
decipher scramble, encode, encrypt, encipher
2. understand, explain, interpret, make sense of, construe, decipher, elucidate, throw light on, explicate You don't need to be a genius to decode his work.
Translations
يفُكُّ رُموز أو شِفْرَه
dekódovat
afkodedechifreretyde
tulkita
dekódol
snúa á venjulegt mál
iškoduoti
atšifrēt
dekódovať
şifreyi çözmek

decode

[ˈdiːˈkəʊd] VTdescifrar (Ling, TV) → descodificar

decode

[diːˈkəʊd] vtdécoder

decode

decode

[ˈdiːˈkəʊd] vt (message) → decifrare (Comput, Ling) → decodificare

decode

(diːˈkoud) verb
to translate (a coded message) into ordinary understandable language.
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"It isn't the thing itself I worry about," Sir Alfred said thoughtfully,--"they'll never decode that message.
Never mind, it will be easy to decode. It will amuse me during the afternoon.
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Furthermore, literature [21] has constructed a new multi-layer model to iteratively decode LDPC code, but this only applies to short code.
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[25] to decode nonregular LDPC, displayed vital enhancement in correcting errors without complicating its hardware, especially by applying both optimized and adaptive normalization factors for log-likelihood and extrinsic information ratio data bits, respectively.
Initialize: Decide a vector c by [c.sub.i] = arg [max.sub.j]{[y.sub.i,j]}, 0 [less than or equal to] i [less than or equal to] N -1 Set E = 0 while [absolute value of E] < N - K do Try to error-and-erasure decode c if decoding success then [??] is the decoded codeword Break while loop else if decoding fail then Case: Measure ratio: [i.sub.max] = arg [max.sub.i[notmember of]E] {[y.sub.i,j]}/[max.sub.j]{[y.sub.i,j]} output: [i.sub.max] = arg [max.sub.i[notmember of]E] {[y.sub.i,j]} sum: [i.sub.max] = arg [max.sub.i[notmember of]E] {[[summation].sup.M-1.sub.j=0] [y.sub.j]} Erase [i.sub.max]th codeword symbols, i.e.
The participants had to decode information from both points of view (angles) individually and judge which one was greater.
They pointed out that it was sufficient to extract and decode the movement information with the recorded neural signals only from a rather small relevant cortical region.
So that should the message fall into wrong hands, it would be impossible to decode.
The serial decode features are sold as options and can be ordered with the unit or later and are easily retrofitted to existing models." Other than the time it takes to decode bus activity in software, it makes sense to handle complex protocol issues this way.
With [L.sup.p.sub.[omega]], Berlekamp-Massey algorithm [18] is performed to decode the RS codes.