Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that decodes.
  • noun A device that decodes a scrambled electronic signal to make it interpretable.

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  • noun A person who decodes secret messages
  • noun A device that decodes a scrambled electronic signal e.g. of a satellite television signal

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
  • noun a machine that converts a coded text into ordinary language

Etymologies

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to decode + -er

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