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scrambler

a plant that produces long weak shoots by which it grows over other plants
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

scrambler

[′skram·blər]
(electronics)
A circuit that divides speech frequencies into several ranges by means of filters, then inverts and displaces the frequencies in each range so that the resulting reproduced sounds are unintelligible; the process is reversed at the receiving apparatus to restore intelligible speech. Also known as speech inverter; speech scrambler.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

scrambler

A device or software program that encrypts data for security purposes. See scramble.
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Even better, it's PS1,200 cheaper than the Scrambler, so I know which one I'd go for.
Meanwhileconvoys of riders on scrambler bikes and quad bikeshave caused disruption on the region's roads and beaches and left onlookers feeling intimidated.
Ducati, an Italy-based motorcycle manufacturer, is launching its updated range of Scramblers in India on April 26.
At one point the footage showed the aftermath of a crash, with a biker picking up his scrambler.
A display of Scramblers was shown at last weekend's Bike Shed custom bike show in London (an event I must go to one year).
Police say the scrambler then rode alongside a lone cyclist and kicked him in the hip with such force he lost control of his bicycle and fell into the road.
It is illegal to use off-road motorcycles without the permission of the land owner.: HELL OF BIKERS-EXTRACTS FROM AN ECHO READER'S DIARY:Saturday July 9, 2.30pm: Four boys aged between 14 and 17 appear on a red large scrambler for 40 minutes, doing wheelies at very high speed.
Dornan got his start on C-Span, which prompted the Up With People for the American Way people to call for a scrambler on C-Span.
The newest entry in this market is Cycomm Corp.' PrivalFax TFS-2000 fax scrambler.
Two years ago, the drugstore chain started installing safes equipped with the Scrambler lock into all its new stores.
THIS shocking image captured the moment a scrambler biker was spotted riding through a Merseyside park with a child on the handlebars.