decompress

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v decompress become less tense, rest, or take one's ease "He relaxed in the hot tub","Let's all relax after a hard day's work"
    • v decompress decrease the pressure of "depressurize the cabin in the air plane"
    • v decompress restore to its uncompressed form "decompress data"
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Usage

In literature:

We may say that the modern decompression operation, so much in vogue, is the oldest known surgical procedure.
"The Evolution of Modern Medicine" by William Osler
With Tom, it was only a matter of decompression and he soon was up and about.
"Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung" by Victor Appleton
Paul Bert exposed 24 dogs to pressure of 7-91/2 atmospheres and "decompressed" them rapidly in 1-4 minutes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Now tell us what else you and your friends are cooking for us, or by the Big Silence, you'll be a drifting, explosively decompressed mummy!
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
We have seen marked relief follow a temporal decompression operation.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Going deeper would mean stopping for decompression on the way up.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Let Henderson decompress in his own good time, then sound him out on Noda's chilling proposition.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
Thank heavens, he was taken to the decompression chamber instead of the police station!
"Signal in the Dark" by Mildred A. Wirt
A decompression done at once would be indicated.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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In news:

Pizza Hut and the Great Wall help decompress before meeting the new daughter.
Sometimes as parents, we need time to decompress when the children are home all day, or maybe we need some childcare while we work.
This pose looks simple — and it is — but it also is delivering a lot of benefits: It opens up your shoulders, stretches your hamstrings and decompresses your spine.
Hectic schedules leave precious few hours for decompressing, much less sorting the mail.
I have acted well and poorly in their establishment, used it for celebrations and decompressions numerous times since it opened in March.
On April 28, 1988, Aloha Airlines Flight 243, then one of the most used early-model Boeing 737s, suffered explosive decompression upon climbing to FL240.
The Husqvarna 455 Rancher Chainsaw features a Smart Start decompression valve and a newly designed starter handle to reduce pulling force and provide a firm, sturdy grip.
Amsterdam to hold 'Election Decompression' roundtable .
This pose looks simple — and it is — but it also is delivering a lot of benefits: It opens up your shoulders , stretches your hamstrings and decompresses your spine.
Surgeons are performing more dangerous, difficult, and expensive spine surgeries involving fusion rather than simpler less expensive decompression procedures, with far more mortality and complications.
Turns out, very much like us: dogs have a storage of memories locked in their minds, and just like us, decompress during sleep and relive those stored thoughts.
High Desert Spinal Decompression Center in Victorville CA — Health Care — Victorville.
High Desert Spinal Decompression Center in Victorville CA.
Spinal Decompression has been the most important medical advance in the non-surgical, non-invasive treatment of back pain in the past 10 years.
When fish are dragged from the ocean depths, they undergo excruciating decompression - the internal pressure ruptures their swimbladders, pops out their eyes, and pushes their stomach out through their mouth.
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In science:

The user is urged to read the file OPCD.ps before decompressing any other files.
OP data on CD for mean opacities and radiative accelerations
Decompression Dynamics, which unifies certain elements of plate tectonics with certain elements of Earth expansion.
Teaching Earth Dynamics: What's Wrong with Plate Tectonics Theory?
Stripped of its great overburden of primordial gases, the compressed Earth would begin to decompress, like a ball that has been squeezed and then released.
Teaching Earth Dynamics: What's Wrong with Plate Tectonics Theory?
The initial whole-Earth decompression is expected to result in a global system of major primary cracks appearing in the rigid crust which persist and are identified as the global, mid-oceanic ridge system, just as explained by Earth expansion theory. But here the similarity with that theory ends.
Teaching Earth Dynamics: What's Wrong with Plate Tectonics Theory?
Whole-Earth Decompression Dynamics Theory sets forth a different mechanism for whole Earth dynamics which involves the formation of secondary decompression cracks and the in-filling of those cracks.
Teaching Earth Dynamics: What's Wrong with Plate Tectonics Theory?
As the Earth subsequently decompresses and swells from within, the deep interior shells may be expected to adjust to changes in radius and curvature by plastic deformation.
Teaching Earth Dynamics: What's Wrong with Plate Tectonics Theory?
By transferring compressed information from the tester and decompressing it on-chip, the requirements on IC’s pin throughput can be significantly reduced while on-chip hardware cost is kept in check.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Test vector decompression using cyclical scan chains and its application to testing core-based designs.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Scan vector compression/decompression using statistical coding.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Multiscan-based test compression and hardware decompression using lz77.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Decompression of test data using using variable-length seed LFSRs.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Touba. 3-stage variable length continuous-flow scan vector decompression scheme.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
Nine-coded compression technique with application to reduced pin-count testing and flexible on-chip decompression.
Evolutionary Optimization in Code-Based Test Compression
This restructuring may be attributed to both compression, which results in strengthening the aggregate, or decompression, i.e. weakening the aggregate’s structure.
Numerical determination of the material properties of porous dust cakes
Given that the compression/decompression is a completely loss–less process, a correct result would be PType 4 data, after decompression, to be identical to the corresponding PType 0 data.
A systematic approach to the Planck LFI end-to-end test and its application to the DPC Level 1 pipeline
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