|1.||to convert (a message, text, etc) from code into ordinary language|
|2.||computing Compare encode to convert (coded characters) from one form to another, as from binary-coded decimals to decimal numbers|
|3.||electronics to convert (a coded electrical signal) into normal analogue components|
|4.||to analyse and understand the construction of words and phrases, esp in a foreign language|
|decoder (dē-kō'dər) Pronunciation Key
An electronic or software device that converts telecommunication signals from their transmitted form into a form interpretable to other devices or to human beings.