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huff

To compress data using a Huffman code. Various programs that use such methods have been called "HUFF" or some variant thereof.

Opposite: puff. Compare crunch, compress.
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Quashen said that nearly all of the 1,000 teens in treatment at Action's nine clinics and two residential treatment centers have huffed and abused over-the-counter medications at one time.
As Amy huffed the fumes it seemed that the walls spoke to her.