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Verb: pitch  pich
  1. Throw with a light motion
    "pitch me the beachball";
    - flip, toss, sky
  2. Throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
    "The pitcher pitched the ball";
    - deliver
  3. Set to a certain pitch
    "He pitched his voice very low"
  4. Set the level or character of
    "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience";
    - gear
  5. Sell or offer for sale from place to place
    - peddle, monger, huckster [N. Amer], hawk, vend
  6. Move abruptly
    "The ship suddenly pitched to the left";
    - lurch, shift
  7. Fall or plunge forward
    "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
  8. Be at an angle
    "The terrain pitched down";
    - slope, incline
  9. Heel over
    "The tower is pitching";
    - cant, cant over, tilt, slant
  10. Erect and fasten
    "pitch a tent";
    - set up
  11. Hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
  12. (card game) lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
Noun: pitch  pich
  1. A high approach shot in golf
    - pitch shot
  2. The property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  3. [Brit] A vendor's position (especially on the pavement)
    "he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"
  4. Promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
    - sales talk, sales pitch
  5. Degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
    "the roof had a steep pitch";
    - rake, slant
  6. Any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
    - tar
  7. Abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
    "the pitch and tossing was quite exciting";
    - lurch, pitching
  8. The action or manner of throwing something
    "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
  9. [Brit] A piece of land prepared for playing a game
    - playing field, athletic field, playing area, field
  10. The distance between successive things
  11. A sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer
    - soccer field
  12. (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball or softball by the pitcher towards home plate, which initiates play by giving the batter a chance to hit it
    - delivery
  13. An all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
    - auction pitch

Derived forms: pitching, pitches, pitched

See also: high, high-pitched, low, low-pitched, pitched

Type of: accommodate, adapt, all fours, angle, approach, approach shot, bitumen, come down, deal, descend, erect, fall, fling, go down, gradient, high-low-jack, hit, lean, motility, motion, move, movement, packaging, parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, place, play, position, promo [informal], promotion, promotional material, publicity, rear, sell, set, sink, slant, slope, sound property, throw, tilt, tip, tract, trade, wing

Part of: arena, bowl, sports stadium, stadium

Encyclopedia: Pitch, roll, and yaw