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digital compression

noun

a process for encoding digitized audio or video signals so that the amount of information transmitted can be increased and carried on a lower-capacity communications system, taking up less storage and requiring less bandwidth for efficient transmission; also called [digital signal compression]

Examples

Digital compression greatly increases a cable system's channel capacity.

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