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(pich )

[Middle English pichen fr Old English piccean, pīcian, to prick]

1. That quality of sound that enables one to classify it in a scale from high to low. The pitch is dependent principally on frequency of vibrations.
2. In radiography, the table speed divided by the width of the x-ray beam.

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