- absolute pitch ► NOUN Music 1) perfect pitch. 2) pitch according to a fixed standard defined by the frequency of the sound vibration.
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Absolute pitch — (AP), widely referred to as perfect pitch, is the ability of a person to identify or recreate a musical note without the benefit of a known reference.DefinitionAbsolute pitch, or perfect pitch, is the ability to identify the frequency or musical… … Wikipedia
absolute pitch — n. 1. the pitch of a tone as determined by its rate of vibration 2. the ability to identify the pitch of any tone heard, or to sing a given tone, without hearing a known pitch beforehand … English World dictionary
absolute pitch — Music. 1. the exact pitch of a tone in terms of vibrations per second. 2. Also called perfect pitch. the ability to sing or recognize the pitch of a tone by ear. Cf. relative pitch. [1860 65] * * * … Universalium
absolute pitch — ab′solute pitch′ n. 1) mad the exact pitch of a tone in terms of vibrations per second 2) mad the ability to sing or recognize the pitch of a tone by ear • Etymology: 1860–65 … From formal English to slang
absolute pitch — noun Music 1》 perfect pitch. 2》 pitch according to a fixed standard defined by the frequency of the sound vibration … English new terms dictionary
absolute pitch — /æbsəlut ˈpɪtʃ/ (say absuhlooht pich) noun the ability to sing or recognise the pitch of a note by ear. Also, perfect pitch … Australian English dictionary
absolute pitch — noun the ability to identify the pitch of a tone • Syn: ↑perfect pitch • Hypernyms: ↑hearing, ↑audition, ↑auditory sense, ↑sense of hearing, ↑auditory modality … Useful english dictionary
absolute pitch — noun Date: 1864 1. the position of a tone in a standard scale independently determined by its rate of vibration 2. the ability to recognize or sing a given isolated note called also perfect pitch … New Collegiate Dictionary
absolute pitch — noun perfect pitch … Wiktionary
absolute pitch — perfect pitch, perfect hearing … English contemporary dictionary