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decode

[dē′kōd]
(communications)
To translate coded characters into a more understandable form.

decode

(cryptography)
To apply decryption.

decode

(1) To convert coded data back into its original form. Contrast with encode.

(2) See decrypt.
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The pufferfish genome, together with the recently decoded mouse genome, are only the second and third vertebrate genomes to be decoded, and follow on the heels of the determination of the human genome.
Output of decoded speech can be accomplished using the dsPIC DSC's standard PWM or via the interface to an external CODEC.
With the iVDO Octal's eight-channel decoding and dual quad multiplexers, video can be quickly decoded and directed to its final destination in real time while maintaining a high-quality of resolution and accuracy.