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# What is the physical dimension for pitch?

Asked by Marcymclamb, Last updated: Sep 16, 2021

#### T. Wikati

T. Wikati, Technical Writer, New York

The frequency of sound is the correct answer to this question. Pitch is a term that is commonly used in music, and this is where most people know about the term from. It is used to determine how high a note is, as well as how low a note is.

A note's pitch can be measured, and to measure it, one would use the unit of measurement Hertz. In sheet music, this is often abbreviated with the symbol HZ. Pitch is important for vocalists and some instruments. However, not all instruments use pitches. Some instruments like drums and cymbals play off of rhythm.

#### R. Jones

The physical dimension for pitch is based on the number of players that would be playing on that pitch. Also, there is not really a fixed measurement that a pitch must-have, just that there are the minimum and maximum dimensions for the pitch.

A pitch can be measured for a 5-a-side, 7 a-side, 9 a-side, or the popular 11 a-side. I will be talking more about the dimension for the 11 a-side, being the most common one. The answer to this is not a straightforward answer as different factors make the determinant of exactly how the pitch should be.

A major factor is the age factor. For a football pitch for under 14 players, the dimension in length to width would be 82.2m (90 yards) to 50.2m (55 yards). For under 16, the dimension would be 91.4m (100 yards) to 54.8m (60 yards). For the 18 and above, the dimension is 100.5m (110 yards) to 64m (70 yards). Lastly, we have the 12 yards and 18 yards box.

#### C. OWENS

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C. OWENS, philanthropist, MD, Bristol

The correct answer to this question is frequency of a sound. Many people know about pitch in reference to music. In music, it is important to perform and sing the right pitch so that the sound will be right. Outside of music, a pitch can be low, such as when you hear a truck rumble.

It can also be high, such as with a whistle. There are also some pitches that we are not able to hear. For example, we are not able to hear infrasounds, which are very low pitches. We are also not able to hear ultrasound, which have very high pitches.

#### S. Barnes

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The correct answer to this question is the frequency of a sound. Most people know about the term of pitch from its relation to music. Pitch is considered to be a subjective element of sound, for it is the rate or categorization of various tunes. Pitch can also be used to refer to the tone of a person's voice or the tone of an instrument.

For example, a person screaming or singling soprano could be considered high pitch. Another example is a person whispering or singing at a lower tone would be a low pitch. It is important to have the correct pitch so that the music or sound will cross over perfectly for the person listening.

#### Victoria Martian

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Victoria Martian, Blogger, B.com in Journalism, New York

The physical dimension for pitch is the frequency of sound. Pitch is the rate of occurrence of specific notes in various tunes. Pitch can also be represented by an audio frequency or audible frequency, a periodic vibration whose frequency is audible to the average human. The SI unit of occurrence is the hertz.

It is the property of sound that truly defines pitch. The generally acknowledged standard hearing range for humans is 20 to 20,000 Hz. Frequencies lower than 20 Hz are generally felt rather than heard, providing the amplitude of the vibration is significant enough. High frequencies are the first to be disturbed by hearing loss.

#### H. Ruby

H. Ruby

Pitch is considered to be a physical dimension of sound. Sound is important in a lot of ways. It will have the ability to make people more engaged. It will also be effective in providing needed information in such a way that it will be easily understood. It can make sure that emotional responses will be very effective.

There are times when you can tell how a person is feeling based on the pitch of the voice that is used. For example, a high pitch can mean excitement but it can also mean anger. Sounds will allow people to pick up clues with what they should do next based on the situation.

#### R. Barnes

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R. Barnes, Analyst, PhD, Clinton

Pitch is considered to be one of the subjective diamonds of sound along with timbre. Pitch is the rate of occurrence of certain notes in different tunes that people will listen to. At the same time, the pitch can also refer to the overall tone of the voice or the sound that is being heard. When people sing in the right pitch or when instruments are being played correctly, the different notes will sound great.

If they are not being played properly, you can already expect that they can be somewhat problematic. Take note that pitch may mean differently when used in different industries. For example, in sailing, a pitch is used for caulking the seams of wooden sailing vessels.

The physical dimension for pitch is the frequency of a sound

Marcymclamb

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