digital compression

Main Entry:  digital compression
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  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]
Example:  Digital compression greatly increases a cable system's channel capacity.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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