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digital compression

Etymology: L, digitus, finger, comprimere, to press together
the act of pressing with the fingers, as when arresting the blood flow from a wound.

digital compression

Compression of blood vessels with the fingers to stop hemorrhage.
See also: compression
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Fiber optic lines, after all, have immense capacity to carry multiple concurrent signals just as digital compression is multiplying the capacity of transponders.
Cable operators see the explosion in programming generated by digital compression as a double-barreled weapon--one that will not only beat out competitors, but reap huge profits from the multi-billion dollar home entertainment market.
The MPEG-2 Video and Systems digital compression standard ("MPEG-2 Standard") refers to the core technology underlying the efficient creation, transmission, storage and display of digitized moving images and sound tracks on which DVD and other digital technologies are based.
an innovator in digital compression semiconductor devices, announced today that its GoldenREEL PR818S MPEG4-ASP device is the digital camcorder processor powering Samsung's new Miniket Mega(TM) 4-in-1 memory-based camcorder.

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