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

- to compression Gas compression Compression ratio, of a combustion engine Compression (geology) Compression or compressive strength Data compression, reducing...
- In information theory, data compression, source coding, or bit-rate reduction is the process of encoding information using fewer bits than the original...
- A compression artifact (or artefact) is a noticeable distortion of media (including images, audio, and video) caused by the application of lossy compression...
- The compression ratio is the ratio between the volume of the cylinder and combustion chamber in an internal combustion engine at their maximum and minimum...
- Compression stockings (Flight Socks, Support Bandage) are a specialized hosiery designed to help prevent the occurrence of, and guard against further...
- In information technology, lossy compression or irreversible compression is the class of data compression methods that uses inexact approximations and...
- Lossless compression is a class of data compression that allows the original data to be perfectly reconstructed from the compressed data with no loss of...
- In mechanics, compression is the application of balanced inward ("pushing") forces to different points on a material or structure, that is, forces with...
- Image compression is a type of data compression applied to digital images, to reduce their cost for storage or transmission. Algorithms may take advantage...
- Dynamic range compression (DRC) or simply compression is an audio signal processing operation that reduces the volume of loud sounds or amplifies quiet...