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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.
the act or the process of converting something from a coded form into a normal formthe act or the process of translating from one language into another
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|Noun||1.||decoding - the activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text; "a secret key or password is required for decryption"|
decompression - restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display