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1. In film and marketing, the presentation of a proposal or idea to potential investors (see alsohigh concept).

2. A measure of the frequency of vibrations which produce different sound tones. In British English, a raised vocal pitch at the end of an utterance indicates a question. More generally, lower pitched voices are widely perceived as more authoritative and credible, giving males an advantage. See alsovocal cue.

3. The up-down rotation (around the side-to-side or x-axis) of a viewpoint (for instance in a 3D-graphical environment such as a virtual world), as when an aeroplane's nose dips or rises: see alsoroll; yaw; comparetilt.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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