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decode

Pronunciation: /diːˈkəʊd/

Translation of decode in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [signal] descodificar*; [message] descifrar
    Example sentences
    • After all, the US had broken Japan's diplomatic codes and could sometimes decode messages faster than the Japanese themselves.
    • The British, having broken into the German codes, decoded the telegram.
    • In April 1943, America's intelligence decoded a Japanese message that informed them that Yamamoto was going to visit the northern Solomon Islands on April 18th.
    Example sentences
    • Every time the digitiser ‘listens’ to the music it records a number that will allow that tiny slice of music to be reproduced when the digital audio is decoded and made into analogue music that you can hear.
    • For those who don't have cable or satellite TV and don't want to shell out hundreds of dollars for a new set, a converter box will be available to receive and decode digital signals.
    • Its ‘brain’ is the processor that decodes the video and audio signal received through the antenna cable into images that can be displayed on the PC monitor.

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