sound reproduction over the full range of audible frequencies with very little distortion of the original signal.
- Also called hi-fi.
- high-fi·del·i·ty, adjective
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How to use high fidelity in a sentence
The machine uses laser pulses to make the atoms interact, exciting them to an energy state—a “Rydberg state,” described in 1888 by the Swedish physicist Johannes Rydberg—at which they can do quantum logic in a robust way with high fidelity.This new startup has built a record-breaking 256-qubit quantum computer | Siobhan Roberts | November 17, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
First- party data is permissioned, of an incredibly high fidelity as it’s straight from the consumer, and therefore much more impactful in measuring business drivers and impact than third party data.Brands search for retargeting alternatives as third-party cookie demise looms | Danny Parisi | April 8, 2021 | Digiday
This mini projector produces up to a 100-inch picture and 360-degree high fidelity sound.Electronics and exercise gear that make excellent gifts | PopSci Commerce Team | October 8, 2020 | Popular-Science
While this still trails the offerings of companies that are using superconducting qubits, the high fidelity of the trapped ions makes them far less prone to errors and far easier to link into complex configurations.Trapped-ion quantum computer sets new mark for quantum volume | John Timmer | October 1, 2020 | Ars Technica
Think of the way a song seems to jump out of a car radio or a jukebox, and then add the high fidelity of a good sound system.Classic Miles Davis Recordings Reveal New Beauty in Their Classic Mono Format | Malcolm Jones | December 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then there have been the adaptations of his own books, Fever Pitch, high fidelity, About a Boy, all suspiciously good.
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
: Often shortened to: hi-fi
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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