What does hi-fi mean?

Definitions for hi-fiˈhaɪˈfaɪ

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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(n.)

    An electronic device that plays phonograph records, reproducing the original sound with a high degree of fidelity. It superseded the older phonographs, and itself is being displaced in popularity by CD players.

  2. Origin: [shortening of high fidelity.]


  1. hi-fi(Noun)

    high fidelity

  2. Origin: Shortened form of high fidelity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hi-fi in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hi-fi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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