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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 Huffy Beach Cruiser is specially decorated with Panama Jack embellishments and detailing.
When the Patriots signed Albert Haynesworth, he got all huffy about `The Patriot Way' and how they only sign players who don't commit crimes.
Previously, Francese served as chief financial officer of OCI Enterprises, chief financial officer of Cannondale Corporation and was part of Pitney Bowes, FCI/Berg Electronics Group, Huffy Corporation, Litton Industries, United Technologies and General Electric.
Equipped with countersunk spokes and internal cables, it was a far cry from the little red Huffy purchased for me at the local Kmart four years later.
15 -- Huffy Corporation (USA), one of the best-selling bicycle brand in America since 1977 and the most widely recognized consumer brand in the bicycle industry, recently announced its entry into the burgeoning Indian Market.
Huffy again put Huddersfield in front which looked like bringing Dragons their first win, but Driffield levelled in the last minute of the game.
So the huffy 30-year-old will turn his back on the nation.
I used to get a bit huffy watching Belonging, where a few cast members spoke in "BBC Wales Valleys" rather than the authentic twang of we natives.
Bicycle Huffy Schwinn Roadmaster Mountain 3-speed 2.
Mariotti, an executive advisor and former head of such companies as Huffy and Rubbermaid, maintains that corporations are suffering from profit losses due to accounting systems that are much too complicated.
So I am fit for Saturday morning And not all huffy and groaning.
At the moment, mainly people who do remarkably stupid things and then get huffy when you try to stop them