The compression of binary data into a form which, when it is re-expanded, has most, but not all, of the original information. It is used primarily for compression of images and sounds, and is designed to provide a high degree of compression at the cost of a slight loss of data. It is expemplified by the JPEG compression standard. Images compressed by a lossy compression algorithm are re-expanded into an image close, but not identical to the original image; the difference between the original and the reconstructed image may be imperceptible to normal viewing by the eye.
A data compression algorithm that reduces the amount of information in the data, rather than just the number of bits used to represent that information.from Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing
The numerical value of lossy compression in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of lossy compression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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