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In music: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

In speech, language, hearing, and signal processing: Pitch is the perceived fundamental frequency of a sound. ... Human voices may be classified according to their vocal range — the highest and lowest pitches that they can produce. ... In music, the range of a musical instrument is the distance from the lowest to the highest pitch it can play. ... In music, there are two common meanings for tuning: Tuning practice, the act of tuning an instrument or voice. ... Absolute pitch (AP), widely referred to as perfect pitch, is the ability of a person to identify or sing a musical note without the benefit of a known reference. ... The term relative pitch may denote: the distance of a musical note from a set point of reference, e. ... In music a sound or note of definite pitch is one of which it is possible or relatively easy to discern the pitch or frequency of the fundamental, as opposed to sounds of indefinite pitch. ... In music a sound or note of indefinite pitch is one of which it is impossible or relatively difficult to discern the pitch or frequency of the fundamental, as opposed to sounds of definite pitch. ...

In nature: Pitch accent is a kind of accent system employed in many languages around the world. ... It has been suggested that Tonal language be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Metacommunicative competence. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with pitch shift. ... A pitch detection algorithm (PDA) is an algorithm designed to estimate the pitch or fundamental frequency of a quasiperiodic or virtually periodic signal, usually a digital recording of speech or a musical note or tone. ...

  • Pitch (resin), a viscous liquid, derived from plants or petroleum products, often used for waterproofing and sealing boats, and flat or low-sloping roofs
  • Pitch Pine, a tree species rich in resin

In recreation: The pitch drop experiment. ... Binomial name Pinus rigida Mill. ...

In sales: The typical motion of a pitcher In baseball, a pitch is the act of throwing a baseball toward home plate to start a play. ... A pitch is an open outdoor area for various activities. ... Cricket pitch (not to scale) A wicket consists of three stumps that are placed into the ground, and topped with two bails. ... A football field is the playing surface for the game of football (soccer). ... The fictional game of Quidditch in the Harry Potter universe is centred around four balls: the Quaffle, the two Bludgers and the Golden Snitch (often abbreviated to Snitch). ... Car camping is camping in a tent, but nearby the car for easier access and for supply storage. ... A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2005 Kasia Kowalska concert in Warsaw A concert is a live performance, usually of music, before an audience. ... Pitch is a card game played with a standard 52-card pack of playing cards. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the sport. ... A horseshoe pit Horseshoes is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams of two people) using four horseshoes and two stakes. ... For other uses, see Pitch A pitch is a significant underground vertical space in mining terminology. ...

  • Sales pitch, a merchant's presentation of a product or service
  • The place where a busker performs is called their pitch

A measure of angle or incline: A pitch is a concise verbal (and sometimes visual) presentation of an idea for a film, generally made by a screenwriter or director to a producer or studio executive in the hope of attracting development finance to pay for a screenplay to be written. ... An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is a brief overview of an idea for a product, service, or project. ... An example of mild adware Adware or advertising-supported software is any software package which automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertising material to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used. ... A street musician with accordion in Bremen A performance comprises an event in which generally one group of people (the performer or performers) behave in a particular way for the benefit of another group of people (the viewer or viewers, or audience). ... ∠, the angle symbol. ... Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with full length parallel tracks A funicular, also called funicular railway or inclined railway, inclined plane, or in England a cliff railway, consists of a system of transportation in which cables attach to a tram-like vehicle on rails to move it up and down a...

  • Pitch (flight), an aircraft's attitude as nose up or down (see flight dynamics)
  • Blade pitch, the angle of a propeller
  • Roof pitch, the ratio of vertical over horizontal measurements in carpentry
  • Pitch (handwriting), in graphonomics
  • Pitch (mining), the inclination of mineral veins from the vertical (also rake or dip)

A measure of distance between like items: Flight dynamics is the study of orientation of air and space vehicles and how to control the critical flight parameters, typically named pitch, roll and yaw. ... Flight dynamics is the science of air and space vehicle orientation and control in three dimensions. ... Turning the pitch angle of wingblades on or off the wind to controll is absorption of power. ... Roof pitch Relates to the slope and inclination angle of a roof in building construction. ... The interdisciplinary field of graphonomics is directed towards the scientific analysis of the handwriting process and the handwritten product. ...

In other senses: Dot pitch (sometimes called line pitch or phosphor pitch) is a specification for a computer display that describes the distance between phosphor dots (sub-pixels) or LCD cells of the same color on the inside of a display screen. ... Screws come in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes. ... A helix (pl: helices), from the Greek word έλικας/έλιξ, is a twisted shape like a spring, screw or a spiral (correctly termed helical) staircase. ... Spur gears found on a piece of farm equipment A gear is a wheel with teeth around its circumference, the purpose of the teeth being to mesh with similar teeth on another mechanical device -- possibly another gear wheel -- so that force can be transmitted between the two devices in a... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mechanical desktop typewriters, such as this Underwood Five, were long time standards of government agencies, newsrooms, and sales offices. ... Film perforations, also known as perfs, are the holes placed in the film stock during manufacturing and used for transporting (via sprockets and claws) and steadying (via pin registration) the film. ... A scanline is a line on a CRT tube, made up of dots. ... Blue, green and red LEDs. ... Integrated circuit of Atmel Diopsis 740 System on Chip showing memory blocks, logic and input/output pads around the periphery Microchips with a transparent window, showing the integrated circuit inside. ... Small-Outline Integrated Circuit (SOIC). ...

A pitch is a concise verbal (and sometimes visual) presentation of an idea for a film, generally made by a screenwriter or director to a producer or studio executive in the hope of attracting development finance to pay for a screenplay to be written. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Sales Pitch is a science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick. ... Binomial name Phallus indusiatus Vent. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
Pitch (566 words)
The sense of pitch depends on the intensity of the tone, as shown in the graph; below 1000 Hz, pitch tends to drop with increasing loudness, and above 1000 Hz, tends to rise.
The pitch ascribed to a complex tone or sound may not necessarily correspond to a frequency that is physically present in the sound.
In summary, Schouten has stated, "The pitch ascribed to a complex sound is the pitch of that component to which the attention, either by virtue of its loudness or of its contrast with former sounds is strongest drawn.
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