science

posted by .

please explain the difference between pitch and volume in sound

  • science -

    Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. When in doubt as to the specific meaning of a word, do NOT forget a good English dictionary?

    pitch = 4 a : the relative level, intensity, or extent of some quality or state <tensions rose to a feverish pitch> b (1) : the property of a sound and especially a musical tone that is determined by the frequency of the waves producing it : highness or lowness of sound (2) : a standard frequency for tuning instruments c (1) : the difference in the relative vibration frequency of the human voice that contributes to the total meaning of speech (2) :

    5 : the degree of loudness or the intensity of a sound; also : loudness

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. sound language

    what is pitch? what are the levels of pitch?
  2. PHYSICS

    Original Q: If you pour liquid into a tall, narrow glass, you may hear sound with a steadily rising pitch. What is the source of the sound?
  3. physics

    A child swinging on a swing set hears the sound of a whistle that is being blown directly in front of her. At the bottom of her swing when she is moving toward the whistle, she hears the higher pitch, and at the bottom of her swing, …
  4. physics

    At the Indianapolis 500, you can measure the speed of cars just by listening to the difference in pitch of the engine noise between approaching and receding cars. Suppose the sound of a certain car drops by a factor of 2.30 as it goes …
  5. Algebra 2

    Since sound is generated by vibrations and travels in waves it can be modeled by trigonometric functions. When an object vibrates twice as fast, it produces a sound with a pitch one octave higher than before. Amplitude is associated …
  6. Physics

    1. A person driving to the right and honks their horn. An observer standing behind the car, opposite its direction of motion would hear...(choose one) a. Higher Pitch b. Lower Pitch c. Same pitch as the driver please explain how you …
  7. physical science

    A train sounding its horn is approaching an observer. The pitch of the horn's sound relative to its normal pitch is?
  8. Science!! please help me could you write it to me

    Name one similarity and one difference between pitch and loudness
  9. Physics waves- help please

    A police officer with good ears hears an approaching motorcycle. The engine sound he eats as the bike approached is 195 Hz. a) Is the actual sound the bike makes higher or lower in pitch?
  10. Science

    14. The speed of sound depends on (1 point) A.the loudness of the sound. B.the pitch of the sound. C.the source of the sound.*** D.the properties of the medium it travels through

More Similar Questions