high-pitchedadj. 1. high in pitch or frequency; -- used of sounds and voices. Opposite of low. [Narrower terms: adenoidal, pinched, nasal; altissimo; alto; countertenor, alto; falsetto; peaky, spiky; piping; shrill, sharp; screaky, screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing; soprano, treble; sopranino; tenor]
Syn. -- high.
2. set at a sharp or high angle or slant; as, a
Syn. -- steeply pitched, steep.
high-poweredadj. 1. vigorously energetic or forceful. high-powered executives
Syn. -- high-octane, high-voltage.
2. capable of a high degree of magnification; -- used of optical instruments such as microscopes or telescopes. a
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