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unscrambler

[uhn-skram-bler] /ʌnˈskræm blər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that unscrambles.
2.
Also, descrambler. an electronic device that makes scrambled telecommunications signals intelligible by systematically tuning the receiver to the frequencies used in transmission.
Compare scrambler (def 2).
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; unscramble + -er1
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