JPEG Definition

jāpĕg
noun
A standard algorithm for the compression of digital images.
American Heritage
A digital image stored as a file so compressed.
A JPEG of a cat.
American Heritage
Alternative form of JPEG.
Wiktionary
abbreviation
(computing) Acronym of Joint Photographic Experts Group. (It is an image compression standard)
Wiktionary

(computing) An image using the JFIF image file format, containing an image compressed using JPEG compression.

Wiktionary
(computing) An image file in the JFIF format.
Wiktionary
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other
Short for Joint Photographic Experts Group.
American Heritage Science

Other Word Forms of JPEG

Noun

Singular:
JPEG
Plural:
jpegs

Origin of JPEG

  • Joint Photographic Experts Group, the name of the committee that created the standard.

    From Wiktionary

  • J(oint) P(hotographic) E(xperts) G(roup)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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