huff

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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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Instead of the exasperated huffiness of Gore, Kerry had better emulate other successful debaters such as John F.
The hunter-gatherer gene can take only so much suppression before it explodes into a seething mass of self-pity and huffiness, then takes revenge.
Mystified by his huffiness, I calmly insisted to know what I did wrong.