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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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At the receiver end, the set-top box that now decompresses the signals into six TV channels would have to instead decompress one HDTV channel However, the satellite operators have not said what their intentions are.
A receiving codec then decompresses the signal to display it.
The DTTi5516 performs the functions of the terrestrial demodulator--the 'front end' of the digital converter box (DCB)--and the MPEG decoder, which decompresses the digital signal.