Definition of hi-res in English:


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Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈrɛz
(also high-res)


  • (Of a display or a photographic or video image) showing a large amount of detail.
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    • Print out a high-res image of the famous person, tear up the pieces, and then glue it onto your paper mache molded mask.
    • Since most people in graphic arts now have fast internet access, I want to move into high-res images which may be potentially publishable.
    • There are high-res pictures of the 1.5GHz Palamino at the tecChannel site.


late 20th century: from high-resolution.

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