sound reproduction over the full range of audible frequencies with very little distortion of the original signal.
Words nearby high fidelity
Origin of high fidelity
First recorded in 1930–35
Also called hi-fi.
OTHER WORDS FROM high fidelityhigh-fi·del·i·ty, adjective
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All the high-fidelity speakers of the starship Procyon spoke as one, in the skillfully-modulated voice of the trained announcer.Subspace Survivors|E. E. Smith
British Dictionary definitions for high fidelity
- the reproduction of sound using electronic equipment that gives faithful reproduction with little or no distortion
- (as modifier)a high-fidelity amplifier
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