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scrambler

a plant that produces long weak shoots by which it grows over other plants
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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.
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scrambler

A device or software program that encrypts data for security purposes. See scramble.
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A scrambler bike was seized in Page Moss and a scooter in Huyton after police responded to complaints over the sunny Easter break.
The automaker has started taking orders for the 2019 Scrambler range and the deliveries are expected to commence from the end of this month.
He said: "Two scrambler bikes came past me before cutting through the lights and onto the other side of the road, weaving through traffic.
Right, the Facebook page for Scammonden Scramblers showing bikes in the area where a planning application has been submitted but not yet granted.
Ducati UK have commissioned a couple of specials based around the Scrambler and a handful of specialist shops have also had a go.
PC Andy Springthorpe, of the road policing unit based in Low Hill, said: "The new scrambler bike enables us to conduct additional patrols in what may be described as 'hard to reach' locations.
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.
The woman hit-out at people who buy quads and scramblers for their kids.
Noisy scramblers would cause vibrations, spoil fishing and disturb black grouse, red kites,nightjars and rare butterflies,he claims.
"On the same day a 37-year-old-man suffered a punctured lung when he came off his scrambler bike on the Bellway Industrial Estate, Whitley Road, Benton.
Auto Business News-December 5, 2018--Details of Royal Enfield Scrambler 500 revealed