highfidelity

high fidelity

noun Electronics.
sound reproduction over the full range of audible frequencies with very little distortion of the original signal.
Also called hi-fi.


Origin:
1930–35

high-fidelity, adjective
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high fidelity
 
n
Often shortened to: hi-fi
 a.  the reproduction of sound using electronic equipment that gives faithful reproduction with little or no distortion
 b.  (as modifier): a high-fidelity amplifier

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