compression ratio

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compression ratio (plural compression ratios)

  1. (automotive) The ratio of the volume between the cylinder head of an internal combustion engine and the piston before and after the compression stroke
  2. (computing) The ratio of the size of compressed data to the size of the original uncompressed data.

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