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a plant that produces long weak shoots by which it grows over other plants
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
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.
scramblerA device or software program that encrypts data for security purposes. See scramble.
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