verb (used with object)
- to cause to undergo decompression.
verb (used without object)
- to undergo decompression.
- Informal. to relax; unwind.
- to relieve (a substance) of pressure or (of a substance) to be relieved of pressure
- to return (a diver, caisson worker, etc) to a condition of normal atmospheric pressure gradually from a condition of increased pressure or (of a diver, etc) to be returned to such a condition