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unscramble

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verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\

Simple Definition of unscramble

  • : to change (something, such as a message or an electronic signal) from a form that cannot be understood to a form that can be properly displayed, heard, read, etc.

Full Definition of unscramble

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to separate (as a conglomeration or tangle) into original components :  resolve, clarify

  3. 2 :  to restore (scrambled communication) to intelligible form

un·scram·bler play \-b(ə-)lər\ noun

Examples of unscramble

  1. We weren't able to unscramble the satellite signal.

  2. Unscramble the letters ALCEDNRA to spell CALENDAR.



Circa 1920

First Known Use of unscramble

circa 1920

Rhymes with unscramble


UNSCRAMBLE Defined for Kids

unscramble

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verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\

Definition of unscramble

un·scram·bledun·scram·bling

  1. :  to make orderly or clear again <If you unscramble the letters they spell a word.>




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