Definition of Decoding

1. Noun. The activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text. "A secret key or password is required for decryption"

Exact synonyms: Decipherment, Decryption
Generic synonyms: Coding, Cryptography, Secret Writing, Steganography
Specialized synonyms: Decompression
Derivative terms: Decipher, Decode, Decrypt



Definition of Decoding

1. Noun. An instance of the translation of something into a form more suitable for subsequent processing. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of decode) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decoding

1. decode [v] - See also: decode

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Literary usage of Decoding

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Teaching Children to Be Literate: A Reflective Approach by Anthony V. Manzo, Ula Casale Manzo (1995)
"In the next section on contextual approaches to decoding, we look at some implicit ways to build word-decoding fluency, or rapid word recognition. ..."

2. Network Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"The decoding key of each key pair in a public- key system must be related ... Otherwise decoding would be impossible. But in order for the secret decoding ..."

3. Democracy and Governance Review: Mandela's Legacy 1994-1999 by Bernard M. Magubane, Yvonne G. Muthien, Meshack M. Khosa (2001)
"... Chapter 13 decoding South Africa's 1999 Electoral Geography Introduction Stephen Rule Variations in the support given to the African National Congress ..."

4. Microcomputer Security by David J. Stang (1991)
"A public-key cryptosystem is a cryptographic system that requires each user to create two distinct, but related, keys — a decoding key, which is kept secret ..."

5. The Beginning Reading Instruction Study by Marcy Stein (1994)
"The major focus of the section on decoding instruction was to determine the primary decoding strategy recommended by the program. ..."

6. Literary Disorders: Holistic Diagnosis and Remediation by Anthony & Ula Manzo, Ula C. Manzo (1993)
"... Assessing Word decoding There are five common ways of assessing word recognition and analysis skills. 1. Present words in isolation under two ..."

7. Content Area Reading: A Heuristic Approach by Anthony & Ula Manzo (1990)
"Managing decoding and Comprehension Disorders The most essential facets ofeffective reading are decoding and comprehension. Poor readers, by definition, ..."

8. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"One of the teachers repeatedly complained to me about her students' decoding ability. She explained that her sixth-grade students had comprehension problems ..."

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