Definition of JPEG noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    JPEG

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdʒeɪpeɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒeɪpeɡ//
     
    (computing)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the abbreviation for Joint Photographic Experts Group (technology which reduces the size of files that contain images) JPEG files
  2. 2[countable] an image created using this technology You can download the pictures as JPEGs.
  3. Word Origin 1990s: abbreviation of Joint Photographic Experts Group.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: JPEG