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scrambler

[skram-bler] /ˈskræm blər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that scrambles.
2.
an electronic device that mixes and confuses telecommunications signals in order to make them unintelligible through certain circuits.
Compare unscrambler (def 2).
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; scramble + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for scrambler

scrambler

/ˈskræmblə/
noun
1.
a plant that produces long weak shoots by which it grows over other plants
2.
an electronic device that renders speech unintelligible during transmission, normal speech being restored at the receiving system
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scrambler in Science
scrambler
  (skrām'blər)   
An electronic device that scrambles telecommunication signals to make them unintelligible to anyone without a special receiver.
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Slang definitions & phrases for scrambler

scrambler

noun

A motorcycle used for mountain or hill riding (1970s+ Motorcyclists)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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