high fidelity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n high fidelity the reproduction of sound with little or no distortion
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Quotations

  • Ida R. Wylie
    Ida R. Wylie
    “Another of our highly prized virtues is fidelity. We are immensely pleased with ourselves when we are faithful.”

Usage

In literature:

These highly interesting old buildings are presented with extraordinary fidelity.
"Punchinello, Vol. II. No. 38, Saturday, December 17, 1870." by Various
But the most serious ignorance was in respect to the character and fidelity of the high officers of the Government.
"Abraham Lincoln, A History, Volume 2" by John George Nicolay and John Hay
For fidelity to their word, Lesley ascribes high praise to the inhabitants of the Scottish frontier.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)" by Walter Scott
Their honesty, fidelity, and efficiency as carriers are highly praised.
"Messages and Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James D. Richardson
Do they know that the Great President has, on many occasions, sworn fidelity before high Heaven and the noon-day sun?
"The Fight For The Republic in China" by Bertram Lenox Putnam Weale
They spoke in high terms of their guides, who both supplied them with provisions, and guarded their tools with the utmost fidelity.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16" by Robert Kerr
These high walls could not protect us, nor the tearful mumble of the old woman's prayers, nor yet the careworn fidelity of Enrico.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
Their fidelity to that high ideal of quality of tone as the final consideration wins my respect.
"Voice Production in Singing and Speaking" by Wesley Mills
He was one of the youthful sons of high family, who were carried away as hostages for the fidelity of King Jehoiachin.
"Half Hours in Bible Lands, Volume 2" by Rev. P. C. Headley
But he took high ground in asserting the undeviating fidelity of Catholicism to its principle.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The distinction of possessing one was very highly prized and often retained the fidelity of a whole village of the savages.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
The King graciously accepted them, and in public most highly commended the honesty and fidelity of the abbot.
"The Chronicle of Jocelin of Brakelond: A Picture of Monastic Life in the Days of Abbot Samson" by Jocelin de Brakelond
Industry, fidelity, and sagacity raise him to high power.
"The Moral Instruction of Children" by Felix Adler
Grattan and Grattan's son held a very high opinion both of his genius and of his fidelity to the interests of Ireland.
"The Commercial Restraints of Ireland" by John Hely Hutchinson
Their high sense of fidelity was shown by Navfalik, who was placed in charge of stores left for the winter at Kasingortok.
"True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World" by Adolphus W. Greely
Bevis was highly cherished for his fidelity, a quality which unhappily was not possessed by his mistress.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. VII, December 1850, Vol. II" by Various
Liberality and fidelity were highly praised; theft and plunder held in contempt; faithlessness and lying severely condemned.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker
The high position of the players is, unfortunately, no guarantee of fidelity.
"Sharps and Flats" by John Nevil Maskelyne
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In news:

IN the transition from novel to film, Rob, the hero of "High Fidelity".
AEGIS UFLED enables high-fidelity night time color reproduction.
401k average balances hit record high last quarter , Fidelity says.
3-Dmed®, makers of the Minimally Invasive Box Training System (MITS) & Accessories introduces LifeLike BioTissue High-fidelity product line for laparoscopic and open suturing skills training.
Featuring the Alcons RBN601 ribbon driver (multiple patents pending), the VR12 is designed for applications where high output, very high fidelity sound reinforcement is needed.
A NASA space shuttle prototype and high-fidelity shuttle replica will make some big moves in New York and Houston on Sunday (June 3), and residents in both cities have a chance to spot the winged spacecraft — one by sea and the other by land.
But veteran musician and producer T Bone Burnett refuses to see high-fidelity die without a fight.
Senior Fidel García (right), who had an assist for Sonoma, battles for the ball during the Dragons' dominating SCL victory over Healdsburg yesterday afternoon at the high school field.
It distributes one channel of S-Video and two channels of high-fidelity stereo audio up to 1,000 feet over standard twisted-pair cable.
Fidel Castro son reportedly says father OK. High School Sports.
ChilBox is a 6-watt RMS (2 x 3w per channel) high fidelity portable speaker that features amazing high fidelity sound quality in a small 6" x 2.5" x 2 inch body.
Fidelity National Information Services Reaches New 52-Week High (FIS).
New Line 's 'High Fidelity' is a hit all over again.
Its methodology emphasizes business modeling and the development of high-fidelity requirements as the solid foundation on which technical solutions must rest.
Simulab offers the TraumaChild, a high-fidelity soft tissue simulator designed to train advanced trauma surgical skills.
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In science:

Modeling Development and verification of high-fidelity models is critical to the complex TEC, and many aspects of the models may be needed to supplement the ground testing elements that will be possible to achieve.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
Run-Time Speed It is easy to construct a model with high enough fidelity that no ordinary computer can run it in a reasonable time. It is much more valuable to have a model which can produce results in a day or less.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
High-fidelity prototypes are often written using HTML, JavaScript, VB Script or other programming languages. It is common for the prototype to be written in the same language as the final product, but without the complete functionality or 'clean' code of a final product.
Internet Banking System Prototype
High fidelity of RecA-catalyzed recombination: a watchdog of genetic diversity.
A colorful origin for the genetic code: Information theory, statistical mechanics and the emergence of molecular codes
The high values of the red bars peaking at nt show the actual fidelity of the state preparation.
Real-time quantum feedback prepares and stabilizes photon number states
Under these circumstances the gate can be executed with high fidelity.
Quantum Logic for Trapped Atoms via Molecular Hyperfine Interactions
We report a high fidelity (>90%) approximation of radial polarization conversion using a birefringent lens.
A high fidelity approximation of radial polarization conversion
A high fidelity approximation o f radia l polarization conversion P.B.
A high fidelity approximation of radial polarization conversion
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