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English definition of “scramble”

scramble

verb [T] (CHANGE SIGNAL)    /ˈskræm.bl̩/
to change a radio or phone signal so that it can only be understood using a special deviceCodes and decodingSigns, signals and symbols
(Definition of scramble verb (CHANGE SIGNAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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