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descramble Syllabification: de·scram·ble
Pronunciation: /dēˈskrambəl/

Definition of descramble in English:


[with object]
Convert or restore (a signal) to intelligible form.
Example sentences
  • The operator would place descrambling information in the POD and give it to subscribers who buy set-tops.
  • The basis of conditional access technology rests on scrambling and descrambling the pictures on your screen.
  • This is a device that is also descrambling pay-per-view or premium channels.



Pronunciation: /-b(ə)lər/
Example sentences
  • ‘We did not want to deploy a digital box with an analog descrambler in it, which would be the only way to be able to deliver those services that are scrambled today,’ he added.
  • Anyone is free to purchase descramblers, converters or cable equipment, provided they let the cable TV company know that they are using their signal.
  • Additionally, other addressable communication devices could be used in place of or in addition to the computer message, such as personal pagers, mobile telephones, television box descramblers, etc.

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