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Pitch

Definition

[n] abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
[n] the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
[n] (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
[n] an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
[n] a high approach shot in golf
[n] the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
[n] degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
[n] promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
[n] (British) 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"
[n] any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
[v] set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
[v] cause to be at a particular level; "She pitched her aspirations too high"
[v] set to a certain pitch, as of an instrument or one's voice; "He pitched his voice very low"
[v] erect and fix firmly in place; "They pitched the roof at a steep slant"
[v] throw or hurl, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
[v] throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
[v] erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
[v] move abruptly
[v] heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
[v] fall forwards
[v] be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
[v] sell or offer for sale from place to place

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