Definition of Compression. Meaning of Compression. Synonyms of Compression

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Definition of Compression

Compression
Compression Com*pres"sion, n. [L. compressio: cf. F. compression.] The act of compressing, or state of being compressed. ``Compression of thought.' --Johnson.

Meaning of Compression from wikipedia

- In signal processing, data compression, source coding, or bit-rate reduction is the process of encoding information using fewer bits than the original...
- Compression may refer to: Compression (physics), the result of the subjection of a material to compressive stress Compression member, a cl**** of structural...
- In a combustion engine, the static compression ratio is calculated based on the relative volumes of the combustion chamber and the cylinder. It is a fundamental...
- Lossless compression is a cl**** of data compression algorithms that allows the original data to be perfectly reconstructed from the compressed data. By...
- In information technology, lossy compression or irreversible compression is the cl**** of data encoding methods that uses inexact approximations and partial...
- Image compression is a type of data compression applied to digital images, to reduce their cost for storage or transmission. Algorithms may take advantage...
- HTTP compression is a capability that can be built into web servers and web clients to improve transfer speed and bandwidth utilization. HTTP data is...
- elastomers. Compression is normally measured in two ways: compression set A and compression set B. This has the formal name compression set under constant...
- Audio compression may refer to: Audio compression (data), a type of lossy or lossless compression in which the amount of data in a recorded waveform is...
- Compression stockings are a specialized hosiery designed to help prevent the occurrence of, and guard against further progression of, venous disorders...
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