[ em-peg ]
/ ˈɛmˌpɛg /
a set of standards and file format for compression of digital video and audio data.
a file compressed in this format.
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Origin of MPEG
1990–95; M(oving) P(icture) E(xperts) G(roup), developer of the standards
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British Dictionary definitions for mpeg
/ (ˈɛmˌpɛɡ) /
computing a standard file format for compressing video images and audio sounds
Word Origin for MPEG
C20: technique devised by the M (otion) P (icture) E (xperts) G (roup)
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Scientific definitions for mpeg
[ ĕm′pĕg′ ]
Short for Moving Pictures Expert Group.
Any of a set of standards established for the compression of digital audio and video data.
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