low-pitched


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low-pitched

(lō′pĭcht′)
adj.
1. Low in tone or tonal range.
2. Having a moderate slope: a low-pitched roof.

low-pitched

adj
1. (Music, other) pitched low in tone
2. (Architecture) (of a roof) having sides with a shallow slope

low′-pitched′



adj.
1. relatively deep in pitch or soft in sound: a low-pitched whistle.
2. (of a roof) having a low proportion of vertical to lateral dimensions; gently sloping.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.low-pitched - used of sounds and voices; low in pitch or frequency
2.low-pitched - set at a low angle or slant; "a low-pitched roof"
inclined - at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position; "an inclined plane"

low-pitched

adjective
Being a sound produced by a relatively small frequency of vibrations:
Translations

low-pitched

[ˈləʊpɪtʃt] ADJ [note, voice] → bajo; [campaign, speech] → en tono menor
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