Hi-fi meaning

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High fidelity.
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High fidelity.
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An electronic system for reproducing high-fidelity sound from radio or recordings.
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A radio, phonograph, etc. having high fidelity.
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Of or having high fidelity of sound reproduction.
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(HIgh-FIdelity) Generally refers to stereo systems and the audio side of home theater systems. The term originated back in the 1950s as audio equipment began to reproduce sound that was more realistic. Contrast with lo-fi. See stereo system, home theater and hi-fi streaming.
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High fidelity.
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Origin of hi-fi

  • hi(gh) fi(delity)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Shortened form of high fidelity.
    From Wiktionary