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The steepness of a slope, especially of a roof
“He also varies roof pitch according to a region's latitude and climate.”
The highness or lowness of a note in relation to other notes
“A deafening roar surrounded them, growing higher in pitch as the careening ship gathered speed.”
A form of words used when trying to persuade someone to buy or accept something
“Each city will make a 45 minute pitch on Wednesday before an evaluation commission report, the final vote and then the all-important announcement.”
An area of ground marked out or used for play in an outdoor team game
“The game was played on a hard pitch and the bumpy ground meant it was never going to be a classic.”
A level of the intensity of something, especially a high level
“But over the last few months I've felt my stress level rising to a pitch that eventually made me more ill than I feel comfortable with.”
A delivery of the ball by the pitcher
“The first pitch was low and over the outside corner.”
A place where a street vendor or performer stations themselves or sets up a stall
“Pitches are in demand and vendors can lose their pitch if they break certain rules.”
A swaying or oscillation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle around a horizontal axis perpendicular to the direction of motion
“We were experiencing some pitch and roll but nothing out of the ordinary.”
An act or instance of diving
“… the daring pitch of the escaped prisoner into the swirling ocean waters at the base of the cliff.”
A sticky resinous black or dark brown substance that is semi-liquid when hot and hardens when cold, obtained by distilling tar or turpentine and used for waterproofing
Throw roughly or casually
“The rear of his race car snapped out of control on the sodden track, pitching him into one barrier and then another and sending a clear warning to the rest of the drivers.”
Set up and fix in position
“Saturday night saw the Raise The Roof benefit pitch its tent at the Rosemount Hotel.”
To make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
“Similarly, in adverse weather, the vessel may pitch and roll.”
Fall heavily, especially headlong
“I pitched forward and toppled over the rail.”
To provide publicity for
“… the cutting-edge ad agency was hired to pitch our products to a younger generation of consumers.”
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