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Compression vs. Decompression

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Compressionnoun

An increase in density; the act of compressing, or the state of being compressed; compaction.

Decompressionnoun

The process of decompressing.

‘The decompression of large data files may take a while.’;

Compressionnoun

(automotive) The cycle of an internal combustion engine during which the fuel and air mixture is compressed.

Decompressionnoun

The restoration to atmospheric pressure of a person who has spent time under higher pressure (such as a diver)

Compressionnoun

(computing) The process by which data is compressed.

Decompressionnoun

Mode of operation of some internal combustion engines that makes them easier to start, but significantly increases fuel consumption.

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Compressionnoun

(music) The electronic process by which any sound's gain is automatically controlled.

Decompressionnoun

(medicine) The relief of pressure on a body part by surgery

Compressionnoun

(astronomy) The deviation of a heavenly body from a spherical form.

Decompressionnoun

the process of experiencing decompression; the act or process of relieving or reducing pressure.

Compressionnoun

The act of compressing, or state of being compressed.

Decompressionnoun

the reduction of atmospheric pressure experienced by divers rising from deep water to the surface, thus reducing the concentration of dissolved atmospheric gases in the blood; - especially applied to a gradual reduction of such pressure.

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Compressionnoun

reduction of the space required for storage (of binary data) by an algorithm which converts the data to a smaller number of bits while preserving the information content. The act of compressing {3}.

Decompressionnoun

the process, analogous to sense 2, undergone by divers in a decompression chamber, in which an artificially high atmospheric pressure is gradually lowered to normal pressure.

Compressionnoun

an increase in the density of something

Decompressionnoun

a return to a normal, more relaxed state after a period of intense stress, psychological pressure, or urgent activity; - of people.

Compressionnoun

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together;

‘the contraction of a gas on cooling’;

Decompressionnoun

the process of converting digitally encoded data from a more compact (compressed) form to its original, larger size.

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Compressionnoun

encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

Decompressionnoun

restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display

Compressionnoun

applying pressure

Decompressionnoun

relieving pressure

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