the subjective trait which allows noises to be arranged in order on a musical scale. The pitch of a pure tone is distinguished mainly by its frequency, the pitch of a complex periodic sound by its basic frequency. However, other physical parameters, like duration and intensity, can influence pitch.

PITCH: "The pitch in her voice was close to that of an opera singer."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PITCH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pitch/ (accessed September 16, 2021).