Definition of Decoder

1. Noun. The kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text.

Exact synonyms: Decipherer
Generic synonyms: Intellect, Intellectual
Specialized synonyms: Cryptanalyst, Cryptographer, Cryptologist
Derivative terms: Decipher



2. Noun. A machine that converts a coded text into ordinary language.
Generic synonyms: Machine

Definition of Decoder

1. Noun. A person who decodes secret messages ¹

2. Noun. A device that decodes a scrambled electronic signal e.g. of a satellite television signal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decoder

1. one that decodes [n -S] - See also: decodes

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Literary usage of Decoder

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1. National Regulation of Inter-state Commerce by Charles Carroll Bonney (1882)
"With a pirated decoder, as opposed to an authorized decoder, the user is not billed for the de- scrambled programming.38 One way in which the system was ..."

2. Nasa Spinoff, 1996by James J. Haggerty by James J. Haggerty (1997)
"if I ft f ft " i ("i, ff, fA fis ft | Af| I™ MPEG Encoder and decoder are two members of a. family of products developed by Optivision, Inc., Paks Alto, ..."

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