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scrambler

Syllabification: scram·bler
Pronunciation: /ˈskramb(ə)lər
 
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Definition of scrambler in English:

noun

1A person or thing that scrambles, especially a device for scrambling a broadcast transmission, a telephone message, or electronic data.
Example sentences
  • Furthermore, these devices should be additionally provided with scramblers to protect transmitted information.
  • Telephone scramblers, then in their infancy, were available to staff at senior headquarters.
  • Midian's TVS - 2 Series of scramblers utilize the frequency hopping type of rolling code encryption for higher security.
2A plant with long slender stems supported by other plants.
Example sentences
  • Then there's the difference between ramblers, scramblers and danglers.

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