decompress


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  • verb

Synonyms for decompress

restore to its uncompressed form

decrease the pressure of

become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

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The passage of time can have devastating long-term effects on an officer's ability to decompress from the incident and the accumulated stress that it produced.
We have routinely used the middle fossa approach to decompress the facial nerve and to remove small facial nerve tumors.
This minimally invasive spine procedure uses a high-velocity waterjet to quickly and safely decompress herniated discs, providing immediate relief to patients suffering from back and/or leg pain.
Swirls of sediment, falling chunks of a ship, sharp edges, series of passageways, failure to decompress properly, or just panic easily claim the life of even experienced divers.
HydroDiscectomy uses a high-velocity waterjet to quickly and safely decompress herniated (bulging) discs, providing relief to patients suffering from chronic back and/or leg pain.
Getting a run in three to four times a week allows me to decompress, and has other rewards as well from a physical health standpoint.