lossy lossy

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characterized by or causing dissipation of energy

Usage(s):

  • Especially since text files are relatively small, even when at maximum fidelity, as it were -- no such thing as a lossy format when you're dealing with words.

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  • 18 Image Compressors to Speed Up Your Website

    With page speed a ranking SEO factor and consumers expecting exceedingly fast web experiences, it's crucial to get aggressive and take control of your image sizes to deliver a faster loading website to your users Image compression is either lossy or lossless: Lossy works by discarding information from the original file, and lossless retains all the original data (though, the file size tends to ...
    on October 29, 2013     Source: Mashable

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ambivalent ambivalent
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