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

  • n. See international pitch.
  • n. The state of being ready and tensely alert: a diver whose mental and physical states were at concert pitch before executing the dive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the pitch that is heard (usually with a transposed instrument)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Pitch.
  • n. the standard of pitch used by orchestras, as in concerts, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In music, the pitch used in tuning instruments for concert use. See pitch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the pitch used to tune instruments for concert performances; usually assigns 440 Hz to the A above middle C


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