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English noun: decompression

1. decompression (act) restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display

Broader (hypernym)decipherment, decoding, decryption


2. decompression (act) relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)


Broader (hypernym)alleviation, easement, easing, relief

Antonymscompressing, compression

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