Translation of "decompress" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk /ˌdiː.kəmˈpres/ us /ˌdiː.kəmˈpres/

[ I or T ] to reduce in pressure or return to the original lower pressure, or to cause something to do this:

If a plane window breaks, the cabin will rapidly decompress. 如果飛機的弦窗破裂,艙內就會迅速失壓。

specialized computing [ I or T ] to return to the original size, or to cause something to do this

The computer chip compresses and decompresses a colour image in less than a second. 電腦晶片能在不到一秒的時間內完成彩色圖像的壓縮和解壓縮。

[ I, I or T ] mainly US informal to relax

After two weeks' hiking we'll need a few days to decompress. 搬到英國後,我們將需要放假數天來輕鬆一下。

(Translation of “decompress” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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