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



    BrE BrE//ˌpiː en ˈdʒiː//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpiː en ˈdʒiː//
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  1. 1[uncountable] the abbreviation for Portable Network Graphics (a technology which reduces the size of files that contain images without a loss in quality) PNG results in smaller files for faster transfer.
  2. 2an image created with this technology View a PNG or GIF in an open-source browser. GIF and PNG images are already compressed.