uncompressed

adjective
un·​com·​pressed | \ˌən-kəm-ˈprest \

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

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The website will use Xstream Music high resolution streaming by OraStream to offer uncompressed master recordings. Ashley Iasimone, Billboard, "Neil Young Launching Online Music Archives Next Month, Will Initially Be Free," 16 Nov. 2017 Tom Scott explains the ingenious solution: In an uncompressed format, each character in a text document is encoded using an 8-digit series of 1s and 0s. Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics, "The Genius Way Computers Compress Text Files," 11 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of uncompressed

1723, in the meaning defined above

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