high fidelity


Definition of high fidelity

: the reproduction of an effect (such as sound or an image) that is very faithful to the original

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Other Words from high fidelity

high-fidelity \ ˈhī-​fə-​ˈde-​lə-​tē How to pronounce high fidelity (audio) , -​fī-​ \ adjective

Examples of high fidelity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web PacBio uses a system called HiFi, where base pairs are circulated, literally as circles, until they’re read in full and in high fidelity—hence the name. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, 3 June 2021 The UC College of Medicine's Simulation Center inside the Medical Sciences Building in Corryville offers nonanimal training tools such as high fidelity patient mannequins and procedural task trainers. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 26 May 2021 Travelers who demand premium audio quality from in-flight entertainment systems or from their own personal devices will appreciate the high fidelity these offer. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 24 Feb. 2021 The noted company sets standards for high fidelity audio. Brad Moon, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021 Spotify, which has 155 million subscribers and 345 million monthly active users, had musicians Billie Eilish and brother Finneas O'Connell tout the benefits of high fidelity in a video message. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 23 Feb. 2021 With its deep bass and crisp high fidelity, the Bose Home 300 manages to fill an entire room with a full orchestral sound while being compatible with Alexa and Google Home. Nick Morton, USA TODAY, 28 Oct. 2020 This mini projector produces up to a 100-inch picture and 360-degree high fidelity sound. Popsci Commerce Team, Popular Science, 8 Oct. 2020 Joining Amazon, which last year introduced a higher end audio Alexa speaker, the $199 Echo Studio, answers with Nest Audio, promising better high fidelity with the Google Assistant for $99. Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY, 30 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of high fidelity

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high fidelity was in 1938

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“High fidelity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high%20fidelity. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of high fidelity

: the very good quality that some recorded sounds or copied images have

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Nglish: Translation of high fidelity for Spanish Speakers


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