unscrambler

unscrambler

[uhn-skram-bler]
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:
1950–55; unscramble + -er1

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unscramble (ʌnˈskræmbəl)
 
vb
1.  to resolve from confusion or disorderliness
2.  to restore (a scrambled message) to an intelligible form
 
un'scrambler
 
n

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