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  • abbr. high fidelity


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  • If you feel that your readers are so dim as to miss the gag, then, for heaven's sake, why not write something like, "WiFi, a pun on 'HiFi,' is a marketing term for the 802. 11b wireless standard, which allows computers to connect to the Internet at high speeds from distances of up to 300 feet."

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  • If HiFi is what you’re after, you’re wasting your time sitting in pretty much any car.

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  • The study describes evaluation of the new more affordable method, called the HiFi Blood 96, which types blood with DNA testing in a high-speed automated procedure. - latest science and technology news stories

  • UPDATE: Just called HiFi and confirmed: Saturday is the Metro location's last day in business; the other two locations remain open.


  • WiFi is derived from high fidelity, but if WiFi * means* "wireless fidelity" then it means precisely nothing, because "wireless fidelity" is a nonsense phrase whose only meaning comes from the fact that you get a pun on "HiFi" when you shorten it.

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  • VHS "HiFi" has normal linear tracks (for playback on non HiFi players) and separate HiFi stereo tracks encoded FM with the video. Forum

  • Custom data types that are pre-defined in Tensilica's audio and communications DSPs, such as HiFi and ConnX D2, already have overloading definitions and pre-defined UDDFs so these benefits can be seen out-of-the-box.

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  • Whereas in some cities the timid may take a year to emerge from the cocoon of the subsidised Union bars to engage with their new home, Leeds has become so famous for its clubbing that some clued-up freshers will no doubt be raring to visit lauded nights such as Basics and Subdub, plus clubs like Wire, HiFi and The Faversham.

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  • Mike Stuto , the owner of HiFi Bar in the East Village, said there are between 500 to 600 transactions each month on the ATM outside his bar.

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  • If you can deal with a local independent HiFi shop they are often the best way to go! —

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