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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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By decompressing each MP3 as it plays, one compact disc can hold 13 hours or so of continuous music.
0 include a noticeable speed-up - up to 10 times faster - for decompressing large-tiled TIFF files.
In addition, ACT improves performance by decompressing characters only when needed.