JPEG

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noun \ˈjā-ˌpeg\

Definition of JPEG

plural

JPEGs

  1. :  a computer file format for the compression and storage of usually high-quality photographic digital images; also :  an image stored in this format

Examples of jpeg in a sentence

  1. Most of the pictures are JPEGs.

Origin and Etymology of jpeg

Joint Photographic Experts Group


First Known Use: 1988


JPEG Defined for English Language Learners

JPEG

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noun \ˈjā-ˌpeg\

Definition of JPEG for English Language Learners

  • : a type of computer file used for storing images; also : an image that is stored as this type of file


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