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(of a dielectric material, transmission line, etc) designed to have no attenuation Compare lossy
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lossless in Technology

algorithm, compression
A term describing a data compression algorithm which retains all the information in the data, allowing it to be recovered perfectly by decompression.
Unix compress and GNU gzip perform lossless compression.
Opposite: lossy.

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