Compress

  • 1 Compress — is a UNIX compression program based on the LZC compression method, which is an LZW implementation using variable size pointers as in LZ78. Description of program Files compressed by compress are typically given the extension .Z. Most tar programs …

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  • 2 Compress — Extension de fichier .Z, .TAZ, .tar.Z Type MIME application/x compress Développé par Spencer W. Thomas James A. Woods Type de format Compression de données …

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  • 3 compress — Extension .Z, .TAZ, .tar.Z Type MIME application/x compress Développé par Spencer W. Thomas James A. Woods Type de format Compression de données Spécification Format ouvert …

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  • 4 Compress — ist ein historisches Packprogramm unter UNIX ähnlichen Betriebssystemen. Die erzeugten Dateien nutzen die Dateinamenserweiterung .Z und werden von dem zugehörigen Programmgegenstück uncompress wieder entpackt. Wie auch gzip und bzip komprimiert… …

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  • 5 compress — ist ein historisches Packprogramm unter UNIX ähnlichen Betriebssystemen. Die erzeugten Dateien nutzen die Dateinamenserweiterung .Z und werden von dem zugehörigen Programmgegenstück uncompress wieder entpackt. Wie auch gzip und bzip2 komprimiert… …

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  • 6 Compress — Com*press , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Compressed}; p. pr & vb. n. {Compressing}.] [L. compressus, p. p. of comprimere to compress: com + premere to press. See Press.] 1. To press or squeeze together; to force into a narrower compass; to reduce the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 compress — com‧press [kəmˈpres] verb [transitive] COMPUTING to make a computer file smaller, so that it takes up less space and is easier to store or send: • Compressing data reduces storage and communication costs. compare decompress * * * compress UK US… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 compress — (v.) late 14c., to press (something) together, from O.Fr. compresser compress, put under pressure, from L. compressare to press together, frequentative of comprimere to squeeze, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + premere to press (see PRESS …

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  • 9 Compress — Com press, n. [F. compresse.] (Surg.) A folded piece of cloth, pledget of lint, etc., used to cover the dressing of wounds, and so placed as, by the aid of a bandage, to make due pressure on any part. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 compress — index abridge (shorten), abstract (summarize), cohere (adhere), concentrate (consolidate) …

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  • 11 Compress —   [engl.], komprimieren …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 compress — vb constrict, deflate, *contract, condense, shrink Analogous words: *compact, concentrate, consolidate: bind, *tie Antonyms: stretch: spread Contrasted words: *expand, dilate, distend, swell, inflate: disperse, *scatter, dissipate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 compress — [v] compact, condense abbreviate, abridge, abstract, bind, boil down, coagulate, concentrate, consolidate, constrict, contract, cram, cramp, crowd, crush, decrease, dehydrate, densen, densify, epitomize, force into space, make brief, narrow, pack …

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  • 14 compress — ► VERB 1) flatten by pressure; force into less space. 2) squeeze or press (two things) together. ► NOUN ▪ a pad of absorbent material pressed on to part of the body to relieve inflammation or stop bleeding. DERIVATIVES compressibility noun… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 compress — [kəm pres′; ] for n. [ käm′pres΄] vt. [ME compressen < OFr compresser < LL compressare < L compressus, pp. of comprimere, to squeeze < com , together + premere, to PRESS1] to press together; make more compact by or as by pressure n. 1 …

    English World dictionary

  • 16 compress — This article is about the data compression utility. For other uses, see Compression. Compress Filename extension .Z Internet media type application/x compress Developed by Spencer Thomas Type of format data compression Compress is a …

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  • 17 compress — com|press1 [kəmˈpres] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Late Latin; Origin: compressare to press hard , from Latin comprimere to compress , from com ( COM ) + premere to press ] 1.) [I and T] to press something or make it smaller so that it takes up less… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 compress — I n. 1) to apply a compress to 2) a cold; dry; hot; wet compress II v. (D; tr.) to compress into (to compress a whole paragraph into two sentences) * * * [ kɒmpres] dry hot wet compress a cold to apply a compress compress to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 compress — 1 verb 1 (I, T) if you compress something it is pressed so that it takes up less space: compress sth into: The machine compresses old cars into blocks of scrap metal. | compressed air/gas etc: Compressed gas was escaping through a hole in the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 compress — compresses, compressing, compressed (The verb is pronounced [[t]kəmpre̱s[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]kɒ̱mpres[/t]].) 1) V ERG When you compress something or when it compresses, it is pressed or squeezed so that it takes up less space. [V n]… …

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