Definition of JPEG
- The file format commonly used for photos is the highly compressed JPEG format …
- —Consumer Reports
- … seems convenient until you unknowingly open a virus-laden executable program disguised as a JPEG.
- —Scott McNealy
Most of the pictures are JPEGs.
First Known Use: 1988See Words from the same year
: a type of computer file used for storing images; also : an image that is stored as this type of file
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