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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECODING

He stumbled on a broken street sign, decoding what was left of it, and considered.

When he was staying with us he was for ever telegraphing, cabling to America, or decoding messages.

They are decoding signalled and written messages, script of every kind.

Decoding is dependent on knowledge of language characteristics—characteristics of known languages.

The human genome project is now decoding the genetic mysteries of life.

The value of such a code was that it was so made up that a decoding book, or decoding wheel, was not needed.

I checked up Betty's "layout" and went over the decoding process with meticulous care.

It seemed highly unlikely that the electronic brain had made an error in decoding.

There is no literacy involved here, and no literacy is expected in decoding the message.

Half an hour before his death, my uncle was decoding this dispatch in his library.

WORD ORIGIN

1896, from de- + code. Related: Decoded; decoding.

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