1. restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display

Definition categories: act, decipherment, decoding, decryption

2. relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)

Similar word(s): decompressing

Definition categories: act, alleviation, easement, easing, relief

Sentences with decompression as a noun:

- The decompression of large data files may take a while.