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decompress

(compression, data)
To reverse the effects of data compression.
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decompress

To restore compressed data back to their original size. Decompressing is also called "unarchiving." See data compression and archive.
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"I am still in the process of readjusting and decompressing everything and I imagine this will take quite some time.
This was successful at decompressing the patient and subsequently prevented the need for an immediate operation which meant that he was able to be optimised physiologically before any definitive treatment was undertaken.
assemble 28 chapters by neuroradiologists, radiologists, neurosurgeons, and neuropathologists from North America and Europe that detail imaging techniques for the spine that also address the paraspinal soft tissues, the normal anatomy of the spinal column and cord, age-related changes, degenerative disorders, normal vascularization, spinal ischemia and vascular malformations, trauma, tumors and cysts, metabolic disorders, inflammation and infection, preoperative mapping of pathology, intraoperative monitoring of physiology, vertebroplasty-kyphoplasty, and complications of surgery for decompressing spinal stenosis and disc disease.
Those issues include decompressing maliciously crafted data, viewing a maliciously crafted image with an embedded ColorSync profile, viewing a maliciously crafted OpenEXR, or processing a maliciously crafted PNG image.
The method of manufacturing incombustible wood includes performing plural times of individual drying steps for drying wood (for example, board material B), decompression steps for decompressing the wood, decompression impregnation steps for impregnating the wood with an incombustibility treatment agent in a decompressed state, and compression impregnation steps for impregnating the wood with the incombustibility treatment agent in a compressed state, wherein two times of the individual decompression steps, individual decompression impregnation steps, and compression impregnation steps are performed, and three times of the drying steps are performed.
Decompressing isn't a word that befriends me at the best of times, but certainly sitting at a piano or spending time at the theatre or a good concert helps.