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JPEG (ˈdʒeɪˌpɛɡ Pronunciation for JPEG

Definitions

noun

  1. (computing)
    1. a standard file format for compressing pictures by disposing of redundant pixels
    2. a picture held in this file format
    3. (as modifier)   ⇒ a JPEG image

Word Origin

C20: technique devised by the J( oint) P( hotographic) E( xperts) G( roup)

Example Sentences Including 'JPEG'

We know him as the sender of our weekly corporate e-mails, which often come with huge JPEG attachments or inappropriate jokes.
Scarlett Thomas POPCO (2004)
Is there anyone out there that I can send the pic to as a JPEG file?
Val McDermid THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)

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