AskDefine | Define pitched

Dictionary Definition

pitched adj
1 (of sound) set to a certain pitch or key; usually used as a combining form; "high-pitched"
2 set at a slant; "a pitched rather than a flat roof"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. past of pitch


  1. Having a slope.
    a pitched roof
  2. Having a specified tonal range.
    a high-pitched scream.
  3. Fought from predetermined positions at a specified time and place.
    a pitched battle

Extensive Definition

Pitch may refer to: In music:
In speech, language, hearing, and signal processing:
In nature:
  • Pitch (resin), a viscous liquid, derived from plants or petroleum products, often used for waterproofing and sealing
  • Pitch Pine, a tree species rich in resin
In recreation:
In sales:
A measure of angle or incline:
  • Pitch (flight), an aircraft's attitude as nose up or down
  • Pitch (boat movement), similar movements to aircraft - Pitch, Roll and Yaw
  • Blade pitch, the angle of a propeller
  • Roof pitch, the ratio of vertical over horizontal measurements in carpentry
A measure of distance between like items:
In arts and literature:
pitched in Danish: Pitch
pitched in German: Pitchen
pitched in French: Pitch
pitched in Italian: Pitch
pitched in Japanese: ピッチ
pitched in Norwegian: Pitch
pitched in Portuguese: Pitch

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