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pitch

 [pich]
1. a dark, more or less viscous residue from distillation of tar and other substances.
2. any of various bituminous substances such as natural asphalt.
3. a resin from the sap of some coniferous trees.
4. the quality of sound dependent on the frequency of vibration of the waves producing it.

pitch

(pich),
A resinous substance obtained from tar after the volatile substances have been expelled by boiling.
Synonym(s): pix
[L. pix]

pitch

(pich)
Auditory perception of tone on a scale ranging from low to high, based on the frequency of vibration of the object emitting the tone. For the human voice, pitch relates to frequency of vibration of the vocal folds.
See: voice, frequency
[L. pix]

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Final ambassador Ian Rush spoke at the launch event of the new pitch yesterday, watched by officials from Uefa, the Football Association of Wales (FAW) and Cardiff council.
Howard Nusbaum, professor of psychology, and colleagues tested how much an individual's general auditory working memory capacity can predict the success of acquiring absolute pitch. This study follows up from the group's previously published work, which shows that people with absolute pitch can be "retuned" in about 45 minutes of listening, demonstrating that absolute pitch is not so absolute.
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