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fidelity

Electronics the degree to which the output of a system, such as an amplifier or radio, accurately reproduces the characteristics of the input signal

fidelity

[fə′del·əd·ē]
(communications)
The degree to which a system accurately reproduces at its output the essential characteristics of the signal impressed on its input.
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The direction of the differences indicates a lower score for the university students on Sexual Fidelity and on the total scale.
Elsewhere the authors acknowledge that their women agree on the elements of responsible male adulthood: Sexual fidelity, steady work, abiding by the law, and assisting with childrearing are all on everyone's list.
Of some 165 of the best male homosexual relationships in one study--some for 18 years--none were able to maintain sexual fidelity for more than 5 years.
95) Sexual fidelity in marriage is fidelity to this new set of relationships; sexual union and its procreativity should be interpreted over time.
In turn, virginity and chastity can mean many things, from biological intactness, to spiritual integrity, to sexual fidelity within marriage.
Dr Walker said chlamydia is easily treated with antibiotics and its spread can be limited by the use of condoms and by sexual fidelity.
Once upon a time, it was assumed by naturalists, both amateur and professional, that the social behaviour we observed in birds and mammals, including pair-bonding and the shared raising of the young, reflected an exemplary example of sexual fidelity and monogamy.
The relative indifference with which they regarded their husbands also meant that both women were not particularly concerned about sexual fidelity.
These obligations included a lifelong commitment, sexual fidelity to one's spouse, providing for the upbringing of the children borne to the marriage and sharing property ownership.
But what starts out as an interesting look at sexual fidelity, relationships and love in the 90s, turns into a rather foul-mouthed and over-wordy piece that never quite escapes its stage play feel.
Monogamy arose because economic hard times made having many wives prohibitively expensive or the,ratio of women to men was unfavorable and because many religions equated monogamy with sexual fidelity.