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codec

/ (ˈkəʊˌdɛk) /
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noun
electronics a set of equipment that encodes an analogue speech or video signal into digital form for transmission purposes and at the receiving end decodes the digital signal into a form close to its original
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Word Origin for codec

C20: from co (de) + dec (ode)
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