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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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One disadvantage of using compressed files is a loss of speed: Each time a file is called up, it must be decompressed before use.
This is particularly important in the HD market because content can be compressed once, and decompressed many different ways to accommodate multiple displays of various resolutions.
Digital photos retain their original resolution after they are received and decompressed.
CS MAILsweeper for SMTP does this extremely well using recursive disassembly to reduce e-mail into its most basic components -- decoded, decompressed, and split into subject line, message body and attachments.
The overfilled particles are then decompressed and, as a result of rapid phase conversion and expansion, rupture at their weakest points.