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1. Any of a set of standards established for the compression of digital video and audio data.
2. A file of digital video and audio data that has been so compressed: downloaded an MPEG of the new video from the internet.
[m(oving) p(ictures) e(xperts) g(roup).]
(Electronics) computing a standard file format for compressing video images and audio sounds
[C20: technique devised by the M(otion) P(icture) E(xperts) G(roup)]
1. a set of standards and file format for compression of digital video and audio data.
2. a file compressed in this format.
[1990–95; M(oving) P(icture) E(xperts) G(roup), developer of the standards]
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|Noun||1.||MPEG - a set of standards adopted by the moving pictures experts group for the compression of digital video and audio data or a file of data compressed according to those standards|
compression - encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required
acronym - a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name