HyperDic: pitch_contour

English > 1 sense of the expression pitch contour:
NOUNcommunicationpitch contour, intonation, modulationrise and fall of the voice pitch
English > pitch contour: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningRise and fall of the voice pitch.
Synonymsintonation, modulation
Narrowerintonation patternintonations characteristic of questions and requests and statements
monotone, drone, droningAn unchanging intonation
singsongA regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
Broaderprosody, inflectionThe patterns of stress and intonation in a language

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