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perfect pitch

noun
1.
absolute pitch (def 2).
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
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Examples from the web for perfect pitch
  • Robin has the visual counterpart to perfect pitch when it comes to color and composition.
  • Conventional wisdom holds you're born with perfect pitch or you're not.
  • Except perhaps, those rare people with perfect pitch.
  • He also had what is called perfect pitch, because he could recognize any note played.
  • Her perfect pitch made her an even more suited match for this work.
  • The tuner will adjust the tension of each string to perfect pitch.
  • The dialogue and the ensemble acting maintain a near-perfect pitch.
  • Frieda's intuitive ability was the psychic equivalent of perfect pitch.
  • Ray really had perfect pitch in the soul and the spirit department.
British Dictionary definitions for perfect pitch

perfect pitch

noun
1.
another name (not in technical usage) for absolute pitch (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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