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from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characterized by minimal distortion in sound reproduction


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  • Create a month or so of pure communion with the loved one, via a sumptuous screen and high-fidelity headset, untroubled by medical decisions and interventions, free of pain—but also free of the more pleasant forms of physical urgency.

    'And One Last Thing . .'

  • Well, little did we know that world-spanning, high-bandwidth internet and quick-ripping high-fidelity digital copying would render practically all music and television and film vulnerable to rampant copying and theft-consumption.

    Complete Piracy at Last « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • This is the price of high-fidelity cost estimation.

    MSL Problems Revisited - NASA Watch

  • Of course, neither Capcom nor the Mega Man mega-franchise are indie, nor were they ever -- in the days of early Mega Man, that was high-fidelity.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • On the one hand, I can appreciate the potential that a motion-controlled, not-focused-on-graphics, family-friendly console ought to have to change the industry for the better (by spearheading a move away from high-fidelity graphics and towards a bigger focus on gameplay and artistic uniqueness) ...

    Wii On The Brain

  • To help counter such safety threats, the report recommends greater reliance on high-fidelity simulators, which provide detailed recreations of the actual cockpit sounds, motion and views pilots would experience during flights.

    Panel Seeks an Upgrade in Airline Pilot Training

  • Harman, who made his fortune developing high-fidelity sound systems, died last night from complications from leukemia.

    Mourning the death of Sidney Harman

  • Cryonics is the high-fidelity preservation of the human body, and particularly the brain, after what we would call death, in anticipation of possible future revival.

    More Futurism, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • EMO makes an invisible high-fidelity loudspeaker system that's built into a TV set.

    Demo retools during downturn

  • While the cassette offered features that the eight-track lacked, such as smaller size and rewinding capability, its tape speed was half that of Stereo 8, producing theoretically lower sound quality; however, constant development of the cassette turned it into a widespread high-fidelity medium.

    Death of the 8-track tape


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