high-pitched

[hahy-pitcht]
adjective
1.
Music. played or sung at a high pitch.
2.
emotionally intense: a high-pitched argument.
3.
(of a roof) having an almost vertical slope; steep.

Origin:
1585–95

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high-pitched
 
adj
1.  See high pitched high in volume or tone
2.  (of a roof) having steeply sloping sides
3.  (of an argument, style, etc) lofty or intense

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Flyback transformer produces characteristic highpitched noise when close to set.
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