HyperDic: compression

English > 4 senses of the word compression:
NOUNeventcompression, compaction, concretion, densificationan increase / increase in the density / density of something
eventcompression, condensation, contractionthe process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
actcompressionencoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
actcompression, compressingapplying pressure
compression > pronunciation
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English > compression: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn increase / increase in the density / density of something.
Synonymscompaction, concretion, densification
Broaderconcentrationincrease / increase / increase in density / density
Spanishcompresión, densificación
Catalancompressió, densificació
English > compression: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together.
Synonymscondensation, contraction
Narrowerconstriction, coarctationtight / tight or narrow compression
Broadershrinking, shrinkageProcess or result of becoming less or smaller
Spanishcompresión, condensación, contracción
Catalancontracció
Verbscompresssqueeze or press together
English > compression: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningEncoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required.
NarrowerMPEGA set of standards adopted by the moving pictures experts group for the compression of digital video and audio data or a file of data compressed according to those standards
image compressionThe compression of graphics for storage or transmission
Broaderencoding, encryptionThe activity of converting data or information into code
Oppositedecompressionrestoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display
Verbscompressmake more compact by or as if by pressing
English > compression: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningapplying pressure.
Synonymcompressing
Narrowercondensing, condensationThe act of increasing the density of something
constrictionThe action or process of compressing
crush, crunch, compactionThe act of crushing
squeeze, squeezingThe act of gripping and pressing firmly
Broaderpress, pressure, pressingThe act of pressing
Oppositedecompression, decompressingrelieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)
Spanishcompresión
Catalancompressió
Verbscompresssqueeze or press together

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