uncompress

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verb un·com·press \ˌən-kəm-ˈpres\

Definition of uncompress

computers

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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

1987

First Known Use of uncompress

1987


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