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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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Feeling guilty about taking a little time each week to decompress will help build up a hidden resentment toward the one you are caring for.
Swirls of sediment, falling chunks of a ship, sharp edges, series of passageways, failure to decompress properly, or just panic easily claim the life of even experienced divers.
Amherst College has, wisely, eased up a bit on the pressure to decompress. Amherst Unplugged this Friday asks students to disengage from cellphones and cyberspace, even if only for 15 minutes.
Here's what he listens to when he wants to decompress during the season.
For members who opt for more vigorous activities in order to decompress, Marina Bay Spa and Lifestyle Club offers a well-equipped fitness gym with the latest exercise equipment coupled with a sweeping view of the bay and a wellness studio that holds a variety of classes including TRX, Cardio Box, Boot Camp, Yoga, and Pilates.
GL: I spend way too much time plugged in for work, so anytime I can get away from screens, it works wonders to help me decompress. I love to read, spend time with my friends and family or just get outside.
Compression and decompression occur in real-time at the record level, eliminating the need to compress or decompress an entire file before data can be retrieved or written.
Indeed, those minutes of privacy between work and home when we can decompress, alone with our thoughts and CDs, are some of the great if unadmitted pleasures of modern life.
Imagine my consternation when I went in to decompress these files and found there was nothing in them.
Once again, a set-top converter will be required to decompress the new signals, be they HDTV or simply digital TV.