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perfect pitch

Syllabification: per·fect pitch

Definition of perfect pitch in English:

noun

The ability to recognize the pitch of a note or to produce any given note; a sense of absolute pitch.
Example sentences
  • The bird-watcher and composer had perfect pitch; he was known for ambling through the French countryside and recording the calls he heard on staff paper.
  • At some point I began hearing about perfect pitch, and people recognizing notes just by hearing them, and naming them.
  • Some musicians have perfect pitch; they can immediately identify the pitch of any note.

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