名词:decoder 动词过去式:decoded 过去分词:decoded 现在分词:decoding 第三人称单数:decodes
(a) find the meaning of (sth written in code) 译（码）; 解（码）.
(b) analyse and interpret (an electronic signal) 分析及译解电子信号. Cf 参看 encode.
to discover the meaning of a message written in a code
(=a set of secret signs or letters)
if a computer decodes data
, it receives it and changes it into a form that can be used by the computer or understood by a person
≠ encode The software decodes the information embedded in the satellite broadcasts.
to receive electronic or digital
signals and change them into a picture and sound for a television or radio
≠ encode decoding boxes for your TV settechnical
to understand the meaning of a word rather than use a word to express meaning