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n. a document issued by a bank in return for a deposit of money which pays a fixed interest rate for a specified period (from a month to several years). Interest rates on CD's are usually higher than savings accounts because banking institutions require a commitment to leave money in the CD for a fixed period of time. Often there is a financial penalty (fee) for cashing in a CD before the pledged time runs out.

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High-resolution audio, whose benefits are at best dubious, can of course be conveyed via the conventional 3.5mm headphone jack, but it appears that Apple and its hardware partners are betting on using the more advanced Lightning port.
Great for appreciating precise details of High-Resolution Audio on the go.
Recently, it has been gaining currency and popularity as a format for distributing high-resolution audio. DSD 5.6MHz allows the distribution of high-quality audio that faithfully reproduces the original analog sound.
There's also a "High-Resolution Audio" setting for when you're listening to MP3s or AACs.
The portable player can also supply high-resolution audio files to a home stereo system.
This month's International CES will also introduce a new TechZone devoted to high-resolution audio technology.
The lineup of its "High-Resolution Audio" products includes the HAP-Z1ES HDD audio player and TA-A1ES Integrated Stereo Amplifier to be launched on Oct.
Adding to the availability of the free STR3EM Windows player and authoring tools, the SDK allows developers to easily configure custom hardware to accept the electronic distribution of commercial HD video, high-resolution audio, and video game products in a single file.
The ZOTACEeA GeForceEeA GTX 460 series is the worldEoACAOs first GeForceEeA series graphics cards to support bit streaming of high-resolution audio codecEoACAOs used by Blu-ray movies.
With a 20W output and a 4in woofer Samson's StudioDock pipes high-resolution audio from a USB source or from your iPod so you can hear what your crooning really sounds like.

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