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noun Electronics.

sound reproduction over the full range of audible frequencies with very little distortion of the original signal.

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Also called hi-fi.

Origin of high fidelity

First recorded in 1930–35

OTHER WORDS FROM high fidelity

high-fi·del·i·ty, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for high fidelity

high fidelity

noun

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