unscrambler

[ uhn-skram-bler ]
/ ʌnˈskræm blər /

noun

a person or thing that unscrambles.
Also descrambler. an electronic device that makes scrambled telecommunications signals intelligible by systematically tuning the receiver to the frequencies used in transmission.Compare scrambler(def 2).

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Origin of unscrambler

First recorded in 1950–55; unscramble + -er1
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