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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the higher ranges of the voice in singing or speaking, including the falsetto. Also called head voice.

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  • n. the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head

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