compression

  1. an increase in the density of something
  2. the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
  3. encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
  4. applying pressure

compression

A method of reducing the size of files or programs so that they can be downloaded or distributed more easily.

compression

Type: Term Pronunciation: kom-presh′ŭn Definitions: 1. A squeezing together; the exertion of pressure on a body in such a way as to tend to increase its density; the decrease in a dimension of a body under the action of two external forces directed toward one another in the same straight line.
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compression

Fossil formed when an organism is flattened (compressed) and a thin film of organic material from its body is left in the rock.
Found on http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/glossary_2.html

Compression

A technique to reduce the size of a file in order to make it more manageable and quicker to download. Compressed files have to be extracted using a utility such as PKZip or WinZip. Such files usually have a .zip extension.
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compression

[n] - the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together 2. [n] - encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required 3. [n] - applying pressure
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Compression

(Digital cameras and photo printers) Data may be compressed to reduce storage (memory) space or transmission times (= reducing the amount of data). Well-known compression standards include JPEG and MPEG.
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Compression

Compression in audio recording means to reduce the dynamic range of a signal
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20532

Compression

A force tending to compress or reduce something.
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Compression

Squashing or forcing an object onto itself â€` usually making it take up less space. Compression of the spine occurs when the bone of the vertebrae are pushed closer together during injury.
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Compression

Axial force tending to shorten the member.
Found on http://www.corusconstruction.com/en/design_guidance/the_blue_book/

compression

Increasing physical pressure on a (vital) structure. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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compression

condensation noun the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; `the contraction of a gas on cooling`
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compression

compressing noun applying pressure
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Compression

- Squeezing a file (or an image) into a more efficient form to reduce the amount of storage space required.
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Compression

- Reducing the size of a file for electronic storage. See also JPEG.
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Compression

system of forces that tend to decrease the volume of or shorten rocks.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_geology

Compression

The reduction of a span of amplitudes done for the purpose of limiting the reproduction of those amplitudes. (Post Production)
Found on http://www.filmland.com/glossary/Dictionary.html#A

compression

When the narrating time is shorter than the acting time. The narrator only picks out those events which seem important to him to serve his / her purpose (opposite: expansion)
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Compression

A condition caused by the action of squeezing or shortening of a component.
Found on http://www.areforum.org/up/GeneralStructures/JOIST%20AND%20STRUCTURAL%20GLO

compression

A state or condition of being pushed or shortened by a force
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Compression

The process of removing redundancies in digital data to reduce the amount that must be stored or transmitted. Lossless compression removes only enough redundancy so that the original data can be recreated exactly as it was. Lossy compression sacrifices additional data to achieve greater compression.
Found on http://www.videohelp.com/glossary?C

compression

intentional distortion of a picture by stretching or compressing the picture horizontally or vertically
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Compression

Density of a golf ball.
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compression

The flattening of the ball against the clubface at impact. Also the degree of resilience of a ball.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21422
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