high–definition

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adjective high–def·i·ni·tion \ˈhī-ˌde-fə-ˈni-shən\

Definition of high–definition

  1. :  being or relating to an often digital television system that has either 720 or 1080 scan lines per frame and a wide-screen format

First Known Use of high–definition

1981


HIGH–DEFINITION Defined for English Language Learners

high-definition

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Definition of high–definition for English Language Learners

  • of a television : having a very clear picture and a wide screen

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