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unscramble

verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\

: 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

transitive verb
1
:  to separate (as a conglomeration or tangle) into original components :  resolve, clarify
2
:  to restore (scrambled communication) to intelligible form
un·scram·bler \-b(ə-)lər\ noun
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Examples of UNSCRAMBLE

  1. We weren't able to unscramble the satellite signal.
  2. Unscramble the letters ALCEDNRA to spell CALENDAR.

First Known Use of UNSCRAMBLE

circa 1920

Rhymes with UNSCRAMBLE

UNSCRAMBLE Defined for Kids

unscramble

verb un·scram·ble \ˌən-ˈskram-bəl\
un·scram·bledun·scram·bling

Definition of UNSCRAMBLE for Kids

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

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