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decompression

de·com·pres·sion

decompression

 
pronunciation:
di km pre shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of decompressing or being decompressed, as in deep-sea diving.
definition 2: the relieving of excess pressure, as in a body cavity, by surgery.
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