noun. relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure).
- low relief
- high relief
Example sentences of the word decompressing
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
They are used in inversion therapy to apply traction to your back with the goal of decompressing the vertebrae of your spine.
2. Noun, singular or mass
A small window will appear showing the status of your zip file decompressing, and will close when it is finished with the process.