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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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McDonald converted from the spot despite Huffer also going to his right.
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 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 as a trainer 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.
SO FAR Cockney Rebel has made trainer Geoff Huffer and his connections do nothing but smile.
Huffer said: "That was incredible, just incredible.
Trainer Geoff Huffer and owner Phill Cunningham have already turned down some seven-figure offers, but will sell their money-spinning colt later in the year.
Appeal donations can be made at any Westpac Branch; by buying a Huffer T-shirt (www.