un·​com·​pressed | \ ˌən-kəm-ˈprest How to pronounce uncompressed (audio) \

Definition of uncompressed

: not compressed: such as
a computers : not reduced in size uncompressed audio files
b : not pressed or squeezed the uncompressed veins/arteries

Examples of uncompressed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But with the new iPhone 14, Deep Fusion will be introduced to uncompressed images earlier in the imaging process than before. Samuel Axon And Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 7 Sep. 2022 Finally, NuraTrue Pro earphones are powered by the latest generation Qualcomm QCC5171 Bluetooth audio system on a chip that unlocks the transmission bandwidth needed for uncompressed, bit-perfect 16-bit 44.1kHz audio quality. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 28 June 2022 Most modern smartphones have vastly improved and light-sensitive sensors, permit some granular control of the settings, and are able to shoot more detail-rich RAW photos, which are uncompressed and unprocessed image files. Eric Adams, Popular Mechanics, 15 July 2022 Thanks to Qualcomm’s latest audio technology, the NuraTrue support CD-quality lossless audio (16-bit, 44.1 kHz) over Bluetooth using the aptX Lossless codec for uncompressed, bit-perfect audio. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 28 June 2022 Neither type of port is able to support an uncompressed 4K/240Hz signal on its own. Mark Knapp, PCMAG, 23 May 2022 The delays can be attributed to almost anything in your site build—from overusing CSS to uncompressed photos. Iman Bashir, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2022 These layers create warmth by trapping air in their fibers, and those fibers need to be lofty and uncompressed to work. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, 28 Feb. 2017 The uncompressed Wi-Fi signal from the hub is processed within the speakers by Mission’s Music Connect signal processing technology before being passed to the 60W Class D amp circuitry inside each cabinet, delivering sound with ultra-low distortion. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of uncompressed

1723, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncompressed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncompressed. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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