Compression (Data)

Technology / Home Audio / Compression (Data): The process of packing digital data, such as computer files, more efficiently for the purpose of storage or transmission. Commonly referred to as 'stuffing' or 'zipping' a file.

Non-Lossy Compression

Technology / Home Audio / Non-Lossy Compression: A form of data compression which seeks out chunks of data which are identical, replacing them with markers called keys. In this way, the file is reduced in size, and when it is decompressed by the rec MORE

Lossy Compression

Technology / Home Audio / Lossy Compression: A type of data compression which permanently discards data that humans supposedly 'cannot hear' to create much smaller audio, video and image file sizes. When the file is decompressed by the recipient MORE

Pay Compression

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Pay Compression: A situation occurring when only a small difference in pay exists between employees, regardless of their knowledge, skills, abilities or experience. Oftentimes, it is the result of a market-rate for a MORE

Price Compression

Business / Finance / Price Compression: The limitation of the price appreciation potential for a callable bond in a declining interest rate environment, based on the expectation that the bond will be redeemed at the call price. MORE

Salary Compression

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Salary Compression: Pay differentials too small to be considered equitable. The term may apply to differences between (1) the pay of supervisors and subordinates; (2) the pay of experienced and newly hired incumbents of MORE

Pulse Compression Radar

Technology / Radar / Pulse Compression Radar: Pulse-compression radars make use of specific signal processing techniques to provide most of the advantages of extremely narrow pulses widths whilst remaining within the peak power limitations of the MORE

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