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decompress

(dē″kŏm-prĕs′)
1. To pass from a state of stress to tranquillity.
2. To relieve pressure, esp. that produced by air or gas.
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Police officers who live and work in small towns almost never have an opportunity to decompress.
Our technique allowed us to decompress the first genu and the labyrinthine segment of the nerve.
1 or higher, as well as continue to open, view, translate, decode and decompress files, even without the application that created the file.
The software is a beta version of the company's JPEG2000 implementation and allows software and hardware devices to compress and decompress lossless or lossy image data.