decompress-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: return to an uncompressed state (like data files)

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent] DECOMPRESS NP2[patient] (PP[instrument]) NP1[patient] DECOMPRESS (PP[instrument])

When used in a program, the image is decompressed so that it can be displayed.
He decompressed the file and a picture appeared.
Well, I have a Mac and when I expand bigdump it decompresses with Adobe GoLive.
The script now properly downloads and decompresses the update zip file.
I decompressed the system database files for both the mdf and ldf files.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: decompress.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: reduce the pressure in something

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[agent[animate]] DECOMPRESS NP2[patient[concrete]] (PP[instrument]) NP1[patient] DECOMPRESS NP1[cause] DECOMPRESS NP2[patient[concrete]]

May I never be on an airplane that decompresses.
Submersible hyperbaric chambers allow divers to decompress by maintaining the diver's pressure.
My ear just vented and decompressed.
As traction is broken, the tire decompresses.
Two tubular tire sidewall gashes abruptly decompressed the tire.
He decompressed the skull successfully with a carpenter's rusty drill and a wooden brace.

VerbNet: other_cos-45.4
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: decompress.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: relax

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[experiencer] DECOMPRESS (PP[stimulus[affliction]])

The long drive would give her time to decompress and begin a period of rest and relaxation.
Our thank-you for this is Rough Rider, which will be baked as soon as Adam decompresses.
She decompresses just the same way I do.
I spent the afternoon decompressing from yesterday's big-fat-Italian wedding!
Decompressing from a year of intense coaching is itself tiring.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: decompress.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3