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Pitch 1

Definition: A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them.

Pitch 2

Definition: See Pitchstone.

Pitch 3

Definition: To cover over or smear with pitch.

Pitch 4

Definition: Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure.

Pitch 5

Definition: To throw, generally with a definite aim or purpose; to cast; to hurl; to toss; as, to pitch quoits; to pitch hay; to pitch a ball.

Pitch 6

Definition: To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes or poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by means of poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a camp.

Pitch 7

Definition: To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.

Pitch 8

Definition: To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune.

Pitch 9

Definition: To set or fix, as a price or value.

Pitch 10

Definition: To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.

Pitch 11

Definition: To light; to settle; to come to rest from flight.

Pitch 12

Definition: To plunge or fall; esp., to fall forward; to decline or slope; as, to pitch from a precipice; the vessel pitches in a heavy sea; the field pitches toward the east.

Pitch 13

Definition: A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand; as, a good pitch in quoits.

Pitch 14

Definition: That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.

Pitch 15

Definition: A point or peak; the extreme point or degree of elevation or depression; hence, a limit or bound.

Pitch 16

Definition: Height; stature.

Pitch 17

Definition: A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.

Pitch 18

Definition: The point where a declivity begins; hence, the declivity itself; a descending slope; the degree or rate of descent or slope; slant; as, a steep pitch in the road; the pitch of a roof.

Pitch 19

Definition: The relative acuteness or gravity of a tone, determined by the number of vibrations which produce it; the place of any tone upon a scale of high and low.

Pitch 20

Definition: The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.

Pitch 21

Definition: The distance from center to center of any two adjacent teeth of gearing, measured on the pitch line; called also circular pitch.

Pitch 22

Definition: The length, measured along the axis, of a complete turn of the thread of a screw, or of the helical lines of the blades of a screw propeller.

Pitch 23

Definition: The distance between the centers of holes, as of rivet holes in boiler plates.

pitch 24

Definition: the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"

pitch 25

Definition: (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

pitch 26

Definition: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"

pitch 27

Definition: an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump

pitch 28

Definition: a high approach shot in golf

pitch 29

Definition: the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

pitch 30

Definition: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"

pitch 31

Definition: promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

pitch 32

Definition: a vendor''s position (especially on the sidewalk); "he was employed to see that his paper''s news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"

pitch 33

Definition: any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

pitch 34

Definition: set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"

pitch 35

Definition: set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"

pitch 36

Definition: lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

pitch 37

Definition: hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin

pitch 38

Definition: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"

pitch 39

Definition: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"

pitch 40

Definition: erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"

pitch 41

Definition: move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"

pitch 42

Definition: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"

pitch 43

Definition: fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"

pitch 44

Definition: be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"

pitch 45

Definition: sell or offer for sale from place to place

 

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