Meaning of low-pitched in English:



Translate low-pitched into Spanish


  • 1(of a sound) deep or relatively quiet.

    ‘the fin whale uses a low-pitched call’
    • ‘Our evolutionary fear of certain sounds, such as low-pitched sounds indicating aggression or high-pitched screeches indicating alarm-calls, has been with us for thousands of years.’
    • ‘They point to research showing that manatees cannot hear the low-pitched sound of slow-moving boats and thus avoid approaching vessels.’
    • ‘One was a high-pitched sound that resembled a doorbell while the other was a low-pitched sound that gradually increased in pitch.’
    • ‘Some of the sounds are so low-pitched they aren't audible to human ears.’
    • ‘Is it a high-pitched ringing or a low-pitched hum?’
    • ‘The girl's grip on her crystal tightened when she replied with a low-pitched voice, ‘Yes?’’
    • ‘Her voice was pleasantly low-pitched and sultry.’
    • ‘He has a low-pitched, persuasive voice that can spin quite a spell over the listener when he's pitching a story and has probably done severe damage to many a publisher's budget in its time.’
    • ‘Around it two burly men sat, talking in a low-pitched tone.’
    • ‘During the fight, the voice is low-pitched, shouting out as we attack.’
    • ‘His voice was low-pitched, but the wind carried his words back to the patio.’
    • ‘The noise the twister made was a loud, low-pitched rumble.’
    • ‘The loud, piercing scream echoed through the large reanimation chamber deep within the halls of Morgan's underground compound, overwhelming the scientists working there with its low-pitched cry.’
    • ‘He had a low-pitched nicker that touched my heart.’
    • ‘I kneeled on the ground and let out a low-pitched whistle.’
    • ‘His voice was low-pitched, self-assured, altogether a man's voice, the sort of man who was master of his own affairs.’
    • ‘I looked at the receiver when I pulled it away from my ear, then slammed it down on the body causing it to vibrate with a low-pitched hum.’
    • ‘If sound were involved, that would be fast enough to produce a low-pitched hum.’
    • ‘Once far enough she let out a low-pitched whistle, one she spent a whole summer perfecting.’
    • ‘A strange low-pitched choked hiss came from behind the huge ornately carved seat back.’
    bass, low-pitched, deep, deep-toned, low-toned, full-toned, resonant, rich, rumbling, booming, resounding, sonorous
  • 2(of a roof) having only a slight slope.

    ‘The roof is low-pitched and small dormer windows are sometimes used.’
    • ‘The low-pitched roof form was sufficiently high to enable the inclusion of a first-floor cooking school, which overlooks the centre spine.’
    • ‘Both buildings have low-pitched roofs and overhanging eaves supported by brackets that are typical of the style.’
    • ‘This material is also excellent for use on low-pitched roofs in areas such as porches, sunrooms and shed dormers, and as additional protection in valleys and other particularly vulnerable areas.’
    • ‘My baseball cap kept the rain out of my face as I worked at the low-pitched roof.’
    • ‘It is cropped close to the low-pitched gable roof of a ranch house where a mysterious figure enclosed in the oval medallion floats by.’
    • ‘This home's low-pitched, tiled roof is the hallmark of the Mediterranean style.’
    • ‘The timbered house is long and low, with a relatively low-pitched thatched roof.’