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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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The work to be performed consists principally of the furnishing of all labor and materials for: Huffer Road Spot Safety Improvements.
Essex businessman Cunningham, best known as owner of the Huffer-trained dual Classic winner Cockney Rebel, had hoped to install Huffer at the refurbished stables but the former trainer withdrew his application last month.
One week later to the day, another maintainer battled the huffer and lost.
Pearce and Huffer were found guilty of conspiring to ensure Sabre Light did not run on his merits and were disqualified for three and four years respectively.
Huffer, who was in his second stint as a trainer having returned to the game in 2004, stunned racing with his exploits with the dual 2000 Guineas winner this season.
Huffer, who was in his second stint having returned to the game in 2004, stunned racing with his exploits with the dual 2000 Guineas winner this season.
He's cantering again now and being prepared for the QEII," revealed Huffer.
And Huffer, who won today's Royal Ascot contest with Persian Heights in 1988, thinks he is better than his last winner and deserves to take his place alongside the great milers of the past.
This is the best horse I've had anything to do with and I was really confident that he'd win again," said Huffer.
Huffers in Texas tended to be older than ingestors.
Organiser Jenny Huffer said: "Hundreds of people came to the festival.
A federal court jury found that Huffer sexually harassed Holly Sells, who was fired when she complained to Porter, according to court documents filed in the case.