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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a set of standards established for the compression of digital video and audio data.
  • n. A file of digital video and audio data that has been so compressed: downloaded an MPEG of the new video from the Internet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Moving Pictures Experts Group
  • Any of a group of computer file formats for the compression and storage of digital video and audio data.
  • n. A computer file (as of a movie) in an MPEG format.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

Etymologies

m(oving) p(ictures) e(xperts) g(roup).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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