In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They point to research showing that manatees cannot hear the low-pitched sound of slow-moving boats and thus avoid approaching vessels.
- He had a low-pitched nicker that touched my heart.
- One was a high-pitched sound that resembled a doorbell while the other was a low-pitched sound that gradually increased in pitch.
- Some of the sounds are so low-pitched they aren't audible to human ears.
- A strange low-pitched choked hiss came from behind the huge ornately carved seat back.
- He has a low-pitched, persuasive voice that can spin quite a spell over the listener when he's pitching a story and has probably done severe damage to many a publisher's budget in its time.
- The loud, piercing scream echoed through the large reanimation chamber deep within the halls of Morgan's underground compound, overwhelming the scientists working there with its low-pitched cry.
- If sound were involved, that would be fast enough to produce a low-pitched hum.
- The noise the twister made was a loud, low-pitched rumble.
- I looked at the receiver when I pulled it away from my ear, then slammed it down on the body causing it to vibrate with a low-pitched hum.
- I kneeled on the ground and let out a low-pitched whistle.
- Our evolutionary fear of certain sounds, such as low-pitched sounds indicating aggression or high-pitched screeches indicating alarm-calls, has been with us for thousands of years.
- His voice was low-pitched, but the wind carried his words back to the patio.
- During the fight, the voice is low-pitched, shouting out as we attack.
- Around it two burly men sat, talking in a low-pitched tone.
- The girl's grip on her crystal tightened when she replied with a low-pitched voice, ‘Yes?’
- Once far enough she let out a low-pitched whistle, one she spent a whole summer perfecting.
- Her voice was pleasantly low-pitched and sultry.
- Is it a high-pitched ringing or a low-pitched hum?
- His voice was low-pitched, self-assured, altogether a man's voice, the sort of man who was master of his own affairs.
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- The roof is low-pitched and small dormer windows are sometimes used.
- The low-pitched roof form was sufficiently high to enable the inclusion of a first-floor cooking school, which overlooks the centre spine.
- My baseball cap kept the rain out of my face as I worked at the low-pitched roof.
- Both buildings have low-pitched roofs and overhanging eaves supported by brackets that are typical of the style.
- This home's low-pitched, tiled roof is the hallmark of the Mediterranean style.
- This material is also excellent for use on low-pitched roofs in areas such as porches, sunrooms and shed dormers, and as additional protection in valleys and other particularly vulnerable areas.
- It is cropped close to the low-pitched gable roof of a ranch house where a mysterious figure enclosed in the oval medallion floats by.
- The timbered house is long and low, with a relatively low-pitched thatched roof.
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