Definition of pitch pipe in English:

pitch pipe

Syllabification: pitch pipe


  • A small reed pipe or set of pipes blown to set the pitch for singing or tuning an instrument.
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    • She held up a small, round, silver box that looked a lot like a pitch-pipe.
    • This simple pitch pipe features a tough plastic case; metal tubes; and sturdy, tuned reeds for accurate pitch and durability.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody