<compression> To compress data using Huffman coding. Various programs that use such methods have been called "HUFF" or some variant thereof.

Opposite: puff. Compare crunch, compress.

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Last updated: 1994-12-23

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Nearby terms: hue « hue, saturation, brightness « hue, saturation, value « huff » Huffman » Huffman code » Huffman coding


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