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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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Upon receiving the message, the mail server decrypts and decompresses the ciphertext back to the original plaintext.
In addition, a revised 2nd edition of the book, with additional material by Davidovits's son, can be downloaded as an 8 megabyte ZIP file that decompresses to a 427-page Adobe Acrobat document.
This pull-back action quickly decompresses the mixer chamber and holds material inside the mixer until the head can be indexed to the next part.
What makes the application so handy is that, when you call up a compressed file, it decompresses automatically and "on the fly"--that is, you don't have to take any extra steps.