What does decompress mean?

Definitions for decompressˌdi kəmˈprɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decompress, uncompress(verb)

    restore to its uncompressed form

    "decompress data"

  2. depressurize, depressurise, decompress(verb)

    decrease the pressure of

    "depressurize the cabin in the air plane"

  3. relax, loosen up, unbend, unwind, decompress, slow down(verb)

    become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

    "He relaxed in the hot tub"; "Let's all relax after a hard day's work"


  1. decompress(v. i.)

    to undergo the process of decompression.

  2. decompress(v. t.)

    to subject to the process of decompression.


  1. decompress(Verb)

    To relieve the pressure or compression on something.

  2. decompress(Verb)

    To bring someone (such as a diver) back to normal atmospheric pressure after being exposed to high pressure.

  3. decompress(Verb)

    To restore compressed data to its normal size.

  4. decompress(Verb)

    To adjust to normal atmospheric pressure after being exposed to high pressure.

  5. decompress(Verb)

    To relax.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decompress in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decompress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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