- a set of standards and file format for compression of digital color images.
- an image file compressed in this format.
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- a standard file format for compressing pictures by disposing of redundant pixels
- a picture held in this file format
- (as modifier)a JPEG image
Word Origin for JPEG
C20: technique devised by the J (oint) P (hotographic) E (xperts) G (roup)
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- Short for Joint Photographic Experts Group.
- A standard algorithm for the compression of digital images, making it easier to store and transmit them.
- A digital image that has been compressed using this algorithm.
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