Updated: 11/12/2023 by Computer Hope
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Explode may refer to any of the following:

1. Alternatively known as decompress, unarchiving, uncompress, or unpack, explode is taking a compressed file and restoring it to its original form.

2. Uncompressed describes a file that's not optimized, larger than other file formats, or is not compressed.

3. Linux command, see the uncompress command page for additional information about this command.

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