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<file format, compression> A compression standard derived
from LZ77; it is reportedly used in zip, gzip, PKZIP,
and png, among others.
Unlike LZW, deflate compression does not use patented
Used as a verb to mean to compress (not decompress!) a file
which has been compressed using deflate compression. The
opposite, inflate, means to decompress data which has been
Deflate is described in RFC 1951.
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