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high fidelity

a. the reproduction of sound using electronic equipment that gives faithful reproduction with little or no distortion
b. (as modifier): a high-fidelity amplifier

high fidelity

[¦hī fi′del·əd·ē]
(engineering acoustics)
Audio reproduction that closely approximates the sound of the original performance. Also known as hi-fi.
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