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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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PKZip Explorer, does the job of compressing and decompressing even better than WinZip 8.1 - and handles better too.
By decompressing each MP3 as it plays, one compact disc can hold 13 hours or so of continuous music.
The university's new type of vector quantization technology involves compressing and decompressing the image data transmitted from a personal computer to the projector without causing any degradation in the quality of image, the researchers said.
Once installed, the program is completely invisible to the user and applications, compressing data automatically as it is stored and decompressing it when it is retrieved.
By decompressing the material after dosage, injection units on the C machines are able to operate with an open nozzle, providing advantageous flow characteristics.
The law is the basis for the K-to-12 program that would add two years to the 10-year basic education curriculum, decompressing the crammed curriculum and giving students more time to prepare for college or employment immediately after high school.