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  1. a person or thing that unscrambles.
  2. 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of unscrambler

  • Gus, here, he's a unscrambler that can make any kinda scanning pattern.

    The Machine That Saved The World

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins