An instance of the translation of something into a form more suitable for subsequent processing.(noun)
Present participle of decode.(verb)
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Use "decoding" in a sentence
"In this module you will review the definitions of phonics, determine why it is important to teach phonics in the primary grades, separate phonics from the term decoding, and see that most research favors teaching phonics directly."
"As detailed on Boing Boing, the decoding is actually a relatively simple photoshop process, but the NYTimes interestingly calls it a "virtuoso act of electronic decoding"!"
"As they progress through the grades, they may make gains in their word decoding, but many of them continue to lag behind their classmates in reading."