absolute pitch

noun Music.
1.
the exact pitch of a tone in terms of vibrations per second.
2.
Also called perfect pitch. the ability to sing or recognize the pitch of a tone by ear.
Compare relative pitch.


Origin:
1860–65

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absolute pitch
 
n
1.  Also called (not in technical usage): perfect pitch the ability to identify exactly the pitch of a note without comparing it to another
2.  the exact pitch of a note determined by its number of vibrations per second

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But the relationship between absolute pitch and language cannot be the whole story.
Not only does he have absolute pitch, he is able to get the structure of a fugue.
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