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Pitch

Pitch is an English word meaning "-" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of pitch
- Pitch n
- The property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
- (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter [syn: {delivery}]
- 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"
- Promotion by means of an argument and demonstration [syn: {sales talk}, {sales pitch}]
- Degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch" [syn: {rake}, {slant}]
- Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue [syn: {tar}]
- A high approach shot in golf [syn: {pitch shot}]
- An all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump [syn: {auction pitch}]
- Abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting" [syn: {lurch}, {pitching}]
- The action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor" v
- Throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper" [syn: {flip}, {toss}, {sky}]
- Move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left" [syn: {lurch}, {shift}]
- Fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
- Set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"
- Sell or offer for sale from place to place [syn: {peddle}, {monger}, {huckster}, {hawk}, {vend}]
- Be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down" [syn: {slope}, {incline}]
- Heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting" [syn: {cant}, {cant over}, {tilt}, {slant}]
- Erect and fasten; "pitch a tent" [syn: {set up}]
- Throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball" [syn: {deliver}]
- Hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
- Lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
- Set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience" [syn: {gear}]
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