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de·com·press

decompress

 
pronunciation:
di km pres
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: decompresses, decompressing, decompressed
definition 1: to reduce pressure or compression on.
definition 2: gradually to return (a person such as a diver who has been under compression) to normal air pressure.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become decompressed.
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derivation: decompressive (adj.)