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high-pitched
American English: /ˈhaɪ ˈˌpɪtʃt/
British English: /ˌhʌɪˈpɪtʃt/

Translation of high-pitched in Spanish:

adjective

  • (voice/sound/shriek)
    agudo
    (instrument)
    de tono agudo or alto
    Example sentences
    • Above 20,000 hz the high-pitched sounds are not heard by the human ear, but ultrasonic sound is perceptible and even produced by certain animals such as bats and dolphins.
    • The high-pitched sound can only be heard by the young and is designed to be so annoying that they move away.
    • Hearing loss in old age is usually gradual, and often begins with being unable to hear the most high-pitched sounds.

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