JPEG

noun
\ ˈjā-ˌpeg How to pronounce JPEG (audio) \
plural JPEGs

Definition of JPEG

: a computer file format for the compression and storage of digital images The file format commonly used for photos is the highly compressed JPEG format …Consumer Reports also : an image stored in this format … seems convenient until you unknowingly open a virus-laden executable program disguised as a JPEG. — Scott McNealy

Examples of JPEG in a Sentence

Most of the pictures are JPEGs.

First Known Use of JPEG

1988, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

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“JPEG.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/JPEG. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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JPEG

noun
How to pronounce JPEG (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of JPEG

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

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