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low-pitched

[loh-picht] /ˈloʊˈpɪtʃt/
adjective
1.
pitched in a low register or key:
a low-pitched aria for the basso.
2.
produced by slow vibrations; relatively grave in pitch or soft in sound:
a low-pitched whistle.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25
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  • But what was more remarkable was the sound--a low-pitched groaning accompanying the sound of rushing water.
  • It also makes her seem masculine, an impression confirmed by her low-pitched voice, her decided features and her energetic manner.
  • The style is characterized by low-pitched red-tiled hip roofs and stucco exteriors.
  • The low-pitched roof featured a vertical louvered vent filling the gable end.
  • The house has a low-pitched roof with vertical louvered ventilators in the gable ends.
  • These tests are performed only during the day and have a low-pitched sound.
  • The low-pitched gable roof has a projecting eave supported by large tie beams and sleepers.
  • The house was of double-wall construction and covered with stucco, and had an intersecting low-pitched shingle roof.
  • Males call to attract females, usually from under water, so the call is often low-pitched and stifled.
  • The roof is a low-pitched gable with wide overhangs.
British Dictionary definitions for low-pitched

low-pitched

adjective
1.
pitched low in tone
2.
(of a roof) having sides with a shallow slope
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