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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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developed three novel schemes for image forensics including identifying JPEG decompressed images, estimating quantization steps, and detecting quantization tables from a bitmap image.
Closed colonic obstruction is a surgical emergency and may be complicated by spontaneous colonic rupture at the moment of laparotomy, or shortly thereafter as the abdominal compartment is decompressed. It is important that the intra-luminal pressure of the colon is reduced as soon as possible.
In these tests, audio and video data is compressed and decompressed at various compression ratios, and human subjects are asked to compare the quality of the original data to the quality of the decompressed data.
As the sound waves compressed and decompressed the carbon powder, the electric current waxed and waned.
There is also a slight danger when files are compressed and decompressed (also called zipping and unzipping): In some instances, a few bytes of data may be altered or lost, which is why it's always prudent to keep an unzipped copy of the original data on a floppy disk.
NeXTstep uses Display Post-Script to display the decompressed images on the screen--allowing all NeXT computers to display 24-bit color images whether they have 2-bit grayscale, 12-bit color, or 24-bit color displays.
Following acute spinal cord injury, surgical implantation of the biodegradable Neuro-Spinal Scaffold within the decompressed and debrided injury epicentre is intended to support appositional healing, thereby reducing post-traumatic cavity formation, sparing white matter and allowing neural regeneration across the healed wound epicentre, concluded the company.
Because Philip would dive thousands of feet below sea level, his body would have to be decompressed to get used to normal air pressure.
(9,10) The proximity of our patient's malformation to the medial orbital wall and the presence of a large intralesional thrombus suggested that the malformation could be safely decompressed into the ethmoid sinuses.
Other audio compression formats such as MP3 and MPEG use aggressive compression on the data and, when decompressed, sound quality is degraded because some data is lost.
The iLESSYS Delta system enables a large area to be decompressed by means of the interlaminar access, guided by endoscopic-assisted vision.