Definition of decoder in English:



  • A device capable of converting audio or video signals into a different form, for example from digital to analogue.

    ‘a phone with an integrated digital TV decoder’
    • ‘Whoever wins the big wrestling match will get the decoder accessories.’
    • ‘In the end, most homes will have an all-in-one decoder box that supplies a variety of interactive functions.’
    • ‘The optical output can be used to connect to DVD decoders, amplifiers, or other devices.’
    • ‘The decoder is currently available for additional fees only.’
    • ‘This internal structure allows the decoder to avoid switching between the logical processors every clock cycle.’