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JPEG

Line breaks: JPEG
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒeɪpɛɡ
 
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Definition of JPEG in English:

noun

[mass noun] Computing
1A format for compressing image files: [as modifier]: a JPEG image
1.1 [count noun] A file in JPEG format: I saved the image as a JPEG

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of Joint Photographic Experts Group.

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