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rel'ative pitch'



Music.
1. the pitch of a tone as determined by its relationship to other tones in a scale.
2. the ability to identify or sing a tone by mentally determining the distance of its pitch from that of a tone already sounded. Cf. absolute pitch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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