noun Computers.
a set of standards and file format for compression of digital color images.
an image file compressed in this format. Unabridged
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JPEG (ˈdʒeɪˌpɛɡ)
 a.  a standard file format for compressing pictures by disposing of redundant pixels
 b.  a picture held in this file format
 c.  (as modifier): a JPEG image
[C20: technique devised by the J(oint) P(hotographic) E(xperts) G(roup)]

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JPEG   (jā'pěg')  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Short for Joint Photographic Experts Group.

  2. A standard algorithm for the compression of digital images, making it easier to store and transmit them.

  3. A digital image that has been compressed using this algorithm.

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