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MPEG

[em-peg] /ˈɛmˌpɛg/
noun
1.
a set of standards and file format for compression of digital video and audio data.
2.
a file compressed in this format.
Origin
1990-95; M(oving) P(icture) E(xperts) G(roup), developer of the standards
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British Dictionary definitions for MPEG

MPEG

/ˈɛmˌpɛɡ/
noun
1.
(computing) a standard file format for compressing video images and audio sounds
Word Origin
C20: technique devised by the M(otion) P(icture) E(xperts) G(roup)
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MPEG in Science
MPEG
  (ěm'pěg')   
  1. Short for Moving Pictures Expert Group.

  2. Any of a set of standards established for the compression of digital audio and video data.


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MPEG in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for MPEG

MPEG

Moving Picture Experts Group
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