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high-res

1. Having a high density of pixels or dots that compose an image, resulting in excellent image quality. Short for "high resolution." Sometimes styled as "hi-res." I remember how impressed we were when our crappy little flip-screen phones started coming with built-in cameras, but the pictures those things took look positively ancient compared to the high-res pictures modern smartphones are capable of producing. The defendant's legal team successfully argued that only a high-res image could be used to reliably identify place him at the scene of the crime without a shadow of a doubt.
2. slang By extension, satisfactory or good. A: "Was the performance really hi-res?" B: "Nah, I wasn't impressed."

hi-res

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TOP KIT Hi-res touch-screen display and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The microscope features up to 300x magnification, a 5.1-megapixel sensor, and six LEDs with intensity control to ensure a bright, detailed, hi-res picture.
Now hi-res digital images of the recovered pages of the 4th century book - written in Greek on parchment leaves - are available at www.codexsinaiticus.org and the British Library is staging an exhibition from today until September 7.
USA Today is now making a selection of its blogs and online communities available for Amazon's Kindle, a portable reader that wirelessly downloads books, blogs, magazines and newspapers to a hi-res, e-paper display screen.
Wirelessly download information from Trimble Outdoors' Adventure Planner site with its library of topo maps and hi-res aerial photos.
It takes hi-res, full-color digital images of each individual cell; differentiates the cells from harmless, non-toxic species of algae; and saves the images and measurement data for analysis.
Xaar plc's ink partner, Intech Digital Technology Limited, has recently developed customized versions of its Blackjet Opal series for use with Xaar's new 'Hi-Res' printheads.
Brilliance Banana Peel Hi-Res Component Video Cables are designed for high frequency, long distance transmissions.
The flipbook is all very nice and fancy and cool, but, at least on my hi-res screen, completely illegible--the only text that is large enough to read is the headings, If you absolutely have to waste time and money maintaining the "visual integrity" of the product, what's wrong, I ask, with Acrobat?
Circuit City: HP iPAQ Pocket PC with wireless connection and 240-by-320 hi-res TFT color display, $399.99
To download a hi-res image of Pierre's Carb Success[TM], log on to the website: www.pierres.com/prese.shtml
Marsh addressed these problems when designing its HI-RES Ink Jet System.
All three gave clean "Hi-Res" printouts with my 9-pin dot matrix and DeskJet printers, but my DeskJet (or other Hewlett-Packard products) couldn't print a full page using the full 300 dpi resolution "V-Hi-Res" mode with 640k of RAM.
Hi-Res Audio lets you listen to music in the quality as the artist intended, while DSEE HX upscales your compressed music to near Hi-Res Audio quality; and LDAC ensure superb wireless listening.