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noun de·cod·er \-ˈkō-dər\

Simple Definition of decoder

  • : an electronic device that changes signals for a radio, television, etc., to a form that can be heard or seen correctly

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of decoder

  1. :  one that decodes; especially :  an electronic device that converts signals from one form to another (as for unscrambling a television transmission)

1920

First Known Use of decoder

1920


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