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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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This technique is safe and allows the surgeon to quickly decompress the first segment and the first genu.
A breakthrough minimally invasive procedure called HydroDiscectomy(TM), which uses fluidjet technology rather than lasers or radio frequency to decompress herniated discs, delivers outstanding results in treating lower back pain.
Specific algorithms in the suite test the speed at which processors compress and decompress audio, video and still images.
Other key patents include ones that help make printer parts like photoreceptors last longer; belt coatings that improve product performance; and a flexible and efficient way to compress and decompress digital documents that allows print professionals to produce high-resolution color prints with fully personalized content and images at speeds of 100 pages per minute.
Our award-winning line of Osprey video capture cards and codecs is the streaming media industry's de facto standard for any user needing to capture, digitize, compress, transmit, receive, decompress, and display full-motion video," said Horace Irwin, vice president of marketing and business development at ViewCast.