Definitions for hi-fiˈhaɪˈfaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hi-fiˈhaɪˈfaɪ(n.; adj.)(pl.)-fis

  1. (n.)high fidelity.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

  2. a phonograph, radio, or other sound-reproducing apparatus possessing high fidelity.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

  3. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or characteristic of such apparatus; high-fidelity.

    Category: Hi-Fi and Audio

Origin of hi-fi:

1945–50, Amer.; by shortening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hi-fi, high fidelity sound system(noun)

    equipment for the reproduction of sound with high fidelity

  2. high fidelity, hi-fi(adj)

    the reproduction of sound with little or no distortion

  3. high-fidelity, hi-fi(adj)

    characterized by minimal distortion in sound reproduction

    "a high-fidelity recording"; "a hi-fi system"


  1. hi-fi(Noun)

    high fidelity

  2. Origin: Shortened form of high fidelity.


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