What does decompress mean?

Definitions for decompress
ˌdi kəmˈprɛsde·com·press

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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"

GCIDE

  1. decompress(v. i.)

    to undergo the process of decompression.

  2. decompress(v. t.)

    to subject to the process of decompression.

Wiktionary

  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.

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How to say decompress in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of decompress in a Sentence

  1. Wendy Martinez Farmer:

    If you've had a rough call and need a minute, you can decompress in there.

  2. Jackie Fortin:

    They really need time to be together and decompress after being separated for months.

  3. Hope Solo:

    I think it's best for me to take a break, decompress from the stress of the last several months, and come back mentally and physically ready to positively contribute to the team.

  4. Jill Ellis:

    I apologise for disappointing my team mates, coaches and the Federation who have always supported me, i think it's best for me to take a break, decompress from the stress of the last several months and come back mentally and physically ready to positively contribute to the team.

  5. Michael Phelps:

    I mean I’ll go and swim from time to time just to kind of decompress and get away, but I don’t miss the grind of that. I mean, it’s probably easier than doing what I’m doing now, i would say training for the Olympics is easier than living a normal life where I’m outside of the pool most of the time.

Images & Illustrations of decompress

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