high fidelity

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

Origin of high fidelity

First recorded in 1930–35

Other words from high fidelity

  • high-fi·del·i·ty, adjective

Words Nearby high fidelity

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How to use high fidelity in a sentence

  • 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.

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British Dictionary definitions for high fidelity

high fidelity

  1. : 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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