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scram·bler

 (skrăm′blər)
n.
1. An electronic device that scrambles telecommunication signals to make them unintelligible to anyone without a special receiver.
2. A motorcycle with thick ridged tires and strong suspension, designed for riding and racing across rough terrain.
3. Football A quarterback who frequently scrambles.
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scrambler

(ˈskræmblə)
n
1. (Botany) a plant that produces long weak shoots by which it grows over other plants
2. (Telecommunications) an electronic device that renders speech unintelligible during transmission, normal speech being restored at the receiving system
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

scram•bler

(ˈskræm blər)

n.
1. a person or thing that scrambles.
2. an electronic device that mixes telecommunications signals to make them unintelligible without a corresponding receiver.
[1680–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrambler - a rapid mover; someone who scrambles; "their quarterback was a good scrambler"; "scramblers can often unnerve a better tennis player"
mover - someone who moves
2.scrambler - a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspensionscrambler - a lightweight motorcycle equipped with rugged tires and suspension; an off-road motorcycle designed for riding cross country or over unpaved ground
bike, motorcycle - a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
3.scrambler - electronic equipment that makes speech unintelligible during transmission and restores it at reception
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
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Translations
جِهاز يُشَوِّش المُكالَمات
utajovač
forvrænger
zavaró
ruglari

scrambler

[ˈskræmbləʳ] N
1. (Telec) → emisor m de interferencias
2. (= motorcyclist) → motociclista mf de motocross
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

scrambler

[ˈskræmblər] n (TELECOMMUNICATIONS)brouilleur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

scrambler

n
(Telec) → Chiffriergerät nt
(= motorcyclist)Querfeldeinfahrer(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

scramble

(ˈskrӕmbl) verb
1. to crawl or climb quickly, using arms and legs. They scrambled up the slope; He scrambled over the rocks.
2. to move hastily. He scrambled to his feet.
3. (with for) to rush, or struggle with others, to get. The boys scrambled for the ball.
4. to distort (a telephone message etc) so that it can only be received and understood with a special receiver.
noun
(sometimes with for) an act of scrambling; a rush or struggle. There was a scramble for the best bargains.
ˈscrambler noun
a device for scrambling telephone messages.
scrambled egg(s)
beaten eggs cooked with milk and butter until thick.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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The new machine brings the number of scramblers they have to four.
There are two small scramblers with children and one large scrambler with an older youth.
BELFAST parks are being turned into dirt tracks by youths using scramblers and quad bikes.
Neighbours fear that noisy scramblers could lower house prices and anglers are worried riders could interrupt fishing in Clywedog Reservoir,near Ruthin.
OFF-road motorbike scramblers are facing a crackdown after the tragic death of a father-to-be.