deciphered deciphered  /dɪs ˈaɪ fərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) converted from cryptic to intelligible language

Usage(s):

  1. Coded messages that the State Department sends its embassies, for example, could only be deciphered in the embassy buildings themselves, greatly reducing the risk of interception.
  2. More often than not, their taste ran to shots that were crisp as an apple, easily deciphered, and put a bright spin on things.
  3. Sometimes there are no words at all, only pictures or diagrams or glyphs that may be deciphered into multiple meanings.

News

  1. Scientists map process by which brain cells form long-term memories

    Scientists have deciphered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons -- providing much-needed clues into the brain's ability to form long-lasting memories. These findings also offer newfound understanding as to what goes on at the molecular level when this process becomes disrupted.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Gladstone scientists map process by which brain cells form long-term memories

    ( Gladstone Institutes ) Scientists have deciphered how a protein called Arc regulates the activity of neurons--providing much-needed clues into the brain's ability to form long-lasting memories. These findings, reported today in Nature Neuroscience, also offer newfound understanding as to what goes on at the molecular level when this process becomes disrupted.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  • ...Health Minister Gene Zwozdesky said the reason the wait-time site was taken off-line was because the nine health authorities in the province collected information for their own needs that then had to be "deciphered and decoded" to be...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Gene Zwozdesky Source: Calgary Herald

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