high fidelity

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high fidelity ‎(uncountable) (abbreviated as hi-fi or HiFi)

  1. An electronic system that reproduces a given sound or image with relatively high accuracy.
    • 1954 November 13, “The low-down on high fidelity”, in Billboard, page 127:
      High Fidelity is an attempt to minimize the effect of the electro-mechanical means necessary to the reproduction of music.
  2. A high-quality reproduction of sound
    • 1980 December 20, Maxell (advertisement), Billboard, page 75:
      AFTER 500 PLAYS OUR HIGH FIDELITY TAPE STILL DELIVERS HIGH FIDELITY

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Adjective[edit]

high fidelity ‎(not comparable)

  1. (of a sound system) Characterized by minimal distortion.