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Noun: decompression  ,dee-kum'pre-shun
  1. Restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display
  2. Relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)
    - decompressing

Derived forms: decompressions

Type of: alleviation, decipherment, decoding, decryption, easement, easing, relief

Antonym: compression

Encyclopedia: Decompression