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high-pitched

1. pitched high in volume or tone
2. (of a roof) having steeply sloping sides
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When International Cat Care, a charity organization based in the United Kingdom, received calls from owners complaining that their cats were suffering seizures because of high-pitched noises, the company immediately sent out a warning about the connection to veterinary specialists and cat owners.
Writing in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, the researchers said: "The sounds responsible are high-pitched sounds, often relatively quiet sounds, with increasing loudness and persistence.
But at a time when we seem to have lost the courage to confront these spotty-faced little villains, and the desire and wherewithal to give them something useful to do with their time and aspirations, I suppose any high-pitched whine is better than none.
The Mosquito, which disperses gangs with a high-pitched noise, is being used by retailers throughout the UK but is under threat from the Council of Europe, which believes it may breach human rights.
In Gone Too Soon, investigative reporter Ian Halperin allleges that the popstar's trade mark high-pitched voice was an act.
It's hard to enjoy the wailing of this gaggle of high-pitched characters, and the constant squeals will drive parents crazy.
They all return to stop Robbie from blowing up the apple - sorry, sports candy - tree and do some more high-pitched singing.
Certain dogs may howl when music, especially if it features certain high-pitched instruments, is played within their hearing.
Perhaps it's the high-pitched whine of their engines - it gets to you after a while.
A tiny Welsh company whose high-pitched alarm for repelling yobs spawned a mobile ringtone teachers could not hear is set to hit the big time by selling an official version of the sneaky sound across the world.
The device, which was tried out at a Spar shop in Barry, emits a high-pitched noise that only young people can hear, and is used by businesses to get rid of gangs of yobs hanging around outside their property.
When bats use echolocation to hunt, they make high-pitched squeals that people can't hear but that other bats can detect.

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