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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of decipher.

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Examples

  • Earlier this year, City Planning released a revised handbook that deciphers the resolution's jargon.

    Zoning Laws May Be Dated

  • Out of the blue, Margaret receives a letter in terrible handwriting, which she deciphers as being an invitation from Vida Winter, who wants Margaret to write her biography.

    Book review

  • She doesn't stint on the academic jargon as she "deciphers" the deeper meaning of centerfolds in "the context of postwar America" and refers to "the feminist porn critique" and the "heterosexual project."

    The Feminist Mystique of Hugh Hefner

  • Master the Art of War, for it deciphers the rules of all habitats.

    11 posts from April 2009

  • Home improvement blog This Old House deciphers what label codes mean, so you can buy the right kind for each room.

    Tuesday, March 9, 2010 | Lifehacker Australia

  • Michael H. Evans A Private Vineyard Estate owner deciphers aromas during the crush process.

    D.I.Y. Wine

  • Wil McCarthy deciphers the cyberpunk science of Sleep Dealer.

    SF Tidbits for 5/1/09

  • (Witness his press-friendly insertion of "a code that translates DNA into English letters with punctuation" into the new bacterium, spelling out "the names of the 46 researchers who helped with the project, quotations from James Joyce, physicist Richard Feynman and J. Robert Oppenheimer, and a URL that anyone who deciphers the code can e-mail.")

    Let There Be Life

  • FAA Boston Center deciphers the message from American 11, and realizes hijackers control more than one plane.

    Address to the Nation on the Initial Operations in Afghanistan

  • Kavia explains it all as she deciphers these numbers and symbols, scratching out calculations that even Bill Gates would grapple with.

    Vivian Rising

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