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hi-fi

 (hī′fī′)
n. pl. hi-fis Informal
1. High fidelity.
2. An electronic system for reproducing high-fidelity sound from radio or recordings.


hi′-fi′ adj.

hi-fi

(ˈhaɪˈfaɪ)
n
1. (Electronics)
a. short for high fidelity
b. (as modifier): hi-fi equipment.
2. (Electronics) a set of high-quality sound-reproducing equipment

hi-fi

(ˈhaɪˈfaɪ)

n., pl. -fis,
adj. n.
1. high fidelity.
2. a phonograph, radio, or other sound-reproducing apparatus possessing high fidelity.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of such apparatus; high-fidelity.
[1945–50, Amer.; by shortening]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hi-fi - equipment for the reproduction of sound with high fidelityhi-fi - equipment for the reproduction of sound with high fidelity
reproducer - an audio system that can reproduce and amplify signals to produce sound
2.hi-fi - the reproduction of sound with little or no distortion
sound reproduction - the reproduction of sound
dynamic headroom, headroom - the capacity of a system to reproduce loud sounds without distortion
Adj.1.hi-fi - characterized by minimal distortion in sound reproduction; "a high-fidelity recording"; "a hi-fi system"
accurate - conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"

hi-fi

noun
Related words
enthusiast audiophile
Translations

hi-fi

[ˈhaɪˈfaɪ]
A. ABBR of high fidelity
B. Nestéreo m
C. ADJde alta fidelidad
hi-fi equipmentequipo m de alta fidelidad
hi-fi systemsistema m de alta fidelidad

hi-fi

[ˈhaɪfaɪ] n abbr (=high fidelity) → hi-fi f invhi-fi equipment nmatériel m hi-fihi-fi system nchaîne f hi-fihiggledy-piggledy [ˌhɪgəldiˈpɪgəldi] advpêle-mêle inv

hi-fi

n
Hi-Fi nt
(= system)Hi-Fi-Anlage f
adjHi-Fi-; hi-fi equipmentHi-Fi-Geräte pl

hi-fi

[ˈhaɪˈfaɪ] adj & n abbr =high fidelityhi-fi (m) inv
hi-fi system → impianto hi-fi

hi-fi

(ˈhaifai) (short for high fidelity) noun
(a record-player etc producing) high quality and great accuracy in the reproduction of sound.
adjective
hi-fi equipment.

hi-fi

هَايّ فَايّ hifi stereoanlæg HiFi-Anlage υψηλή πιστότητα alta fidelidad hifi-laite chaîne hi-fi stereo hi-fi ハイファイ装置 하이파이 hifi stereoanlegg zestaw hi-fi aparelhagem de som, aparelho de som устройство с высоким качеством воспроизведения hifi-anläggning เครื่องไฮไฟ hi-fi dàn hifi 高保真音响
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