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decompress

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

decompress

To restore compressed data back to their original size. Decompressing is also called "unarchiving." See data compression and archive.
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The DM642 digital media processors have all the integrated I/O and streaming capabilities--including on-chip HD-capable video ports, glueless 10/100 Ethernet connectivity, multi-channel audio, and 66 MHz PCI connectivity--to develop true high-definition systems, and TI's extensive third-party network supplies the necessary software for compressing and decompressing both audio and video streams.
The layout of the communal relaxation suite, for instance, where clients spend time decompressing post-treatment, is loosely based on the layout of a gompa or Tibetan Buddhist prayer hall (Murray Groves, one of the partners, has travelled extensively in the Far East) with two parallel rows of cubicles overseen at each end by statues of Buddha.
By decompressing each MP3 as it plays, one compact disc can hold 13 hours or so of continuous music.