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Definitions of pitch:
- noun: the action or manner of throwing something
Example: "His pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
- noun: (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
- noun: an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
- noun: a high approach shot in golf
- noun: the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
- noun: degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
Example: "The roof had a steep pitch"
- noun: a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
Example: "He was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"
- noun: any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
- noun: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
Example: "The pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
- noun: promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
- verb: set to a certain pitch
Example: "He pitched his voice very low"
- verb: lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
- verb: hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
- verb: erect and fasten
Example: "Pitch a tent"
- verb: fall or plunge forward
Example: "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
- verb: set the level or character of
Example: "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
- verb: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
Example: "The pitcher delivered the ball"
- verb: move abruptly
- verb: be at an angle
- verb: throw or toss with a light motion
- verb: heel over
- verb: sell or offer for sale from place to place
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #79761)
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