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decompress

(compression, data)
To reverse the effects of data compression.

decompress

To restore compressed data back to their original size. Decompressing is also called "unarchiving." See data compression and archive.
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In small towns where traumatic events often do not occur back-to-back, officers should have an opportunity to decompress after a stressful call for service or incident.
This access allowed the surgeon to decompress the first genu and the labyrinthine segment of the nerve and to reach and manipulate its tympanic segment.
DLL's generated by OPTLINK become self-loading and decompress automatically as segments are demanded.
On the other hand, HydroDiscectomy uses a high-velocity water jet to quickly and safely decompress herniated (bulging) discs, providing relief to many patients suffering from chronic back and/or leg pain.