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Pitch 1Definition: A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the
ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork,
etc., to preserve them.
Pitch 2Definition: See Pitchstone.
Pitch 3Definition: To cover over or smear with pitch.
Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure.
Pitch 5Definition: 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 6Definition: To thrust or plant in the ground, as
poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by
poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a camp.
Pitch 7Definition: To set, face, or pave with rubble or
undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.
Pitch 8Definition: To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune.
Pitch 9Definition: To set or fix, as a price or value.
Pitch 10Definition: To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.
Pitch 11Definition: To light; to settle; to come to rest from flight.
Pitch 12Definition: 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 13Definition: A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand; as, a good pitch in
Pitch 14Definition: That point of the ground on which the ball
pitches or lights when bowled.
Pitch 15Definition: A point or peak; the extreme point or degree of elevation or depression; hence, a limit or bound.
Pitch 16Definition: Height; stature.
Pitch 17Definition: A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.
Pitch 18Definition: 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 19Definition: 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 20Definition: The limit of ground set to a miner who
receives a share of the ore taken out.
Pitch 21Definition: The distance from center to center of any two adjacent teeth of gearing, measured on the pitch line; called also circular pitch.
Pitch 22Definition: 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 23Definition: The distance between the
holes, as of rivet
holes in boiler
pitch 24Definition: the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
pitch 25Definition: (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
pitch 26Definition: abrupt
up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
pitch 27Definition: an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
pitch 28Definition: a high approach shot in golf
pitch 29Definition: the property of sound that
varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
pitch 30Definition: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
pitch 31Definition: promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
pitch 32Definition: 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
pitch 33Definition: any of various dark heavy viscid
substances obtained as a residue
pitch 34Definition: set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the
teenagers in the audience"
pitch 35Definition: set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"
pitch 36Definition: lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
pitch 37Definition: hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
pitch 38Definition: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
pitch 39Definition: throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the
beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
pitch 40Definition: erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
pitch 41Definition: move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
pitch 42Definition: heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
pitch 43Definition: fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
pitch 44Definition: be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
pitch 45Definition: sell or offer for sale from place to place