uncompress

verb un·com·press \ ˌən-kəm-ˈpres \

Definition of uncompress

transitive verb
computers
:decompress, unzip
  • … you can view the archived files without having to uncompress, or unzip, them first.
  • Inc.
  • … the file was compressed during the sending process, and your system lacks the necessary utility to uncompress the file.
  • —Richard Peters and Robert Sikorski

First Known Use of uncompress

1987


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