General Science


  • noun a device that encodes a data stream into a pseudo-random form before transmission to eliminate any series of ones or zeros or alternate ones and zeros that would cause synchronisation problems at the receiver


  • A circuit or device utilized for encoding a scrambled signal. Such a circuit or device, for instance, may divide the audio-frequency spectrum into bands which are displaced prior to transmission, and placed in their proper order by the receiving device. Also called speech scrambler, speech inverter, or voice scrambler.
  • synonymspeech inverter

Media Studies

  • noun an electronic device that makes telecommunications or broadcast signals unintelligible without a special receiver


  • noun a motorcycle designed for racing across rough terrain