pitch contour

Definitions of pitch contour
  1. noun
    rise and fall of the voice pitch
    synonyms: cadence, intonation, modulation
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    intonation pattern
    intonations characteristic of questions and requests and statements
    drone, droning, monotone
    an unchanging intonation
    a regular and monotonous rising and falling intonation
    type of:
    inflection, prosody
    the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
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