- 1The action of scrambling up or over rough or steep ground, especially as a leisure activity: the final push for the summit involved some exhilarating scramblingMore example sentences
- The final climb is steep and involves some scrambling over rocks and steep drops to the side of the path.
- The Short Leachas is steeper and involves some scrambling, while the Long Leachas is technically easier.
- There was plenty of good, steep scrambling, but all the real difficulties can be avoided.
- 1.1British The sport of racing motorcycles over rough and hilly ground: he started racing in motorcycle scrambling at the age of tenMore example sentences
- Police and council officers have launched a joint operation to combat illegal off-road scrambling.
- His interest in motorsport began with the early years of scrambling and grass track racing, and his expertise saw him snapped up to ride for Workington before the war.
- The on-going problem of scrambling across moors in Whitworth was one of the reasons they set up a set area for bikers to use.
- 2The alteration of the speech frequency of a telephone conversation or broadcast transmission so as to make it unintelligible without a decoding device: [as modifier]: he activated the aircraft’s radar scrambling unitMore example sentences
- This method and apparatus for combined encryption and scrambling of information takes place on a shared medium network.
- The simplest form of scrambling inverts the high and low points in the signal.
- He figured out how to break the content scrambling system, allowing you to move from one region to another and override copy protection.
More definitions of scramblingDefinition of scrambling in:
- The US English dictionary