concert pitch

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concert pitch

n.
2. The state of being ready and tensely alert: a diver whose mental and physical states were at concert pitch before executing the dive.

concert pitch

n
1. (Music, other) the frequency of 440 hertz assigned to the A above middle C. See pitch130, international pitch
2. informal a state of extreme readiness

con′cert pitch`


n.
1. a standard of pitch used for tuning concert instruments, 440 vibrations per second for A above middle C.
2. a state of heightened eagerness, readiness, or tension.
[1760–70]
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Noun1.concert pitch - the pitch used to tune instruments for concert performances; usually assigns 440 Hz to the A above middle C
pitch - the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration