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  2. Lossy compression - Wikipedia

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    The most common form of lossy compression is a transform coding method, the discrete cosine transform (DCT), which was first published by Nasir Ahmed, T. Natarajan and K. R. Rao in 1974. DCT is the most widely used form of lossy compression, for popular image compression formats (such as JPEG ), [5] video coding standards (such as MPEG and H ...

  3. IGES - Wikipedia

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    The Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES) is a vendor-neutral file format that allows the digital exchange of information among computer-aided design (CAD) systems. . It's an ASCII-based textual form

  4. Big Bend National Park - Wikipedia

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    Big Bend National Park is an American national park located in West Texas, bordering Mexico.The park has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States, and was named after a large bend in the Rio Grande/Río Bravo.

  5. Microform - Wikipedia

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    The image to be printed is projected with synchronised movement on to the drum. These devices offer either small image preview for the operator or full size image preview, when it is called a reader printer. Microform printers can accept positive or negative films and positive or negative images on paper.

  6. ZX Spectrum - Wikipedia

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    The original ZX Spectrum is remembered for its rubber chiclet keyboard, diminutive size and distinctive rainbow motif.It was originally released on 23 April 1982 with 16 KB of RAM for £125 (equivalent to £451 in 2020) or with 48 KB for £175 (equivalent to £631 in 2020); these prices were reduced to £99 (equivalent to £342 in 2020) and £129 (equivalent to £445 in 2020) respectively in 1983.

  7. Acronym - Wikipedia

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    Another sub-type of acronym (or a related form, depending upon one's definitions) is the syllabic abbreviation, which is composed specifically of multi-letter syllabic (even multi-syllabic) fragments of the abbreviated words; some examples are FOREX from foreign exchange, and Interpol from international + police, though its full proper name in ...