Lossy definitions

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Designating or of a format for compressing digital files, as of sound or images, that involves some loss of data.
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(telecommunications) Of a communication channel, subject to loss of signal strength.
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(power systems) Of an electricity transmission line, subject to various forms of power loss.
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(of an algorithm for converting or compressing data) Reducing the amount of information in data.

JPEG is a lossy image compression format.

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Origin of lossy

loss +"Ž -y