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JPEG

Syllabification: JPEG
Pronunciation: /ˈjāpeɡ
 
/

Definition of JPEG in English:

noun

Computing
1A format for compressing image files: [as modifier]: a JPEG image
1.1A file in JPEG format.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of Joint Photographic Experts Group.

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