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Noun: decoding  dee'kow-ding
  1. The activity of making clear or converting from code into plain text
    "a secret key or password is required for decoding";
    - decryption, decipherment
Verb: decode  dee'kowd
  1. Convert code into ordinary language
    "They taught the children to blend letter sounds to decode the words";
    - decrypt, decipher

Derived forms: decodings

Type of: coding, cryptography, rewrite, secret writing, steganography

Antonym: encode

Encyclopedia: Decoding