Decompression definition

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The act or process of decompressing.
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A surgical procedure used to relieve pressure on an organ or part, such as the abdomen, cranium, or spinal cord.
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A decompressing or being decompressed.
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A surgical operation to relieve excessive pressure, as in the cranium, a body cavity, etc.
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A surgical procedure used to relieve pressure on an organ or part, such as the abdomen, cranium, or spinal cord.
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The process of decompressing.

The decompression of large data files may take a while.

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The restoration to atmospheric pressure of a person who has spent time under higher pressure (such as a diver)
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(medicine) The relief of pressure on a body part by surgery.
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The act or process of decompressing.
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Noun

Singular:
decompression
Plural:
decompressions