Definition of High pitch

1. Noun. A pitch that is perceived as above other pitches.

Exact synonyms: High Frequency
Generic synonyms: Pitch
Antonyms: Low Pitch

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Literary usage of High pitch

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1. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1860)
"The inquiries of the Committee as to the effect of the present high pitch on musical instruments have had reference to organs, pianofortes, the stringed ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"There is a natural physiological connexion between the palatal « and high pitch and between, the guttural о and low pitch ; for in uttering a nigh tone we ..."

3. Poetry as a Representative Art: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics by George Lansing Raymond (1899)
"A whole passage may be delivered on what is termed a high pitch or key, as when one is shouting to a person at a distance; or it may be delivered on a low ..."

4. On the Sensations of Tone as a Physiological Basis for the Theory of Music by Hermann von Helmholtz (1912)
"The high pitch strains the voices and hence deteriorates from the effect of the ... Of course for music written for a high pitch the compass of the human ..."

5. New Science of Elocution: The Elements and Principles of Vocal Expression in by S. S. Hamill (1886)
"Very high pitch is five, six, or eight notes above the High. ... EXERCISES IN VERY high pitch. 1. 1, as heard in ice. 2. e, " " me. 3. 5, " " old. ..."

6. Journal by Helicopter Association of Great Britain (1894)
"In other words, the inertia of the rotor will not prevent the blades from rapidly decelerating at high pitch. Hence the necessity for automatic pitch ..."

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