1. the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
Definition categories: attribute
2. (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
Similar word(s): delivery
3. 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
4. promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
5. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
- the roof had a steep pitch
6. any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
Similar word(s): tar
7. a sports field with predetermined dimensions for playing soccer
8. a high approach shot in golf
9. an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
Definition categories: act
10. abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
- the pitching and tossing was quite exciting
11. the action or manner of throwing something
- his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor
Sentences with pitch as a noun:
- It is hard to get this pitch off of my hand.
- They put pitch on the mast to protect it. The barrel was sealed with pitch.
- It was pitch black because there was no moon.
- a good pitch in quoits
- The pitch was low and inside.
- The teams met on the pitch.
- He gave me a sales pitch.
- The pitch of pixels on the point scale is 72 pixels per inch.
- The pitch of this saw is perfect for that type of wood.
- A helical scan with a pitch of zero is equivalent to constant z-axis scanning.
- the pitch of the roof or haystack
- the pitch of an aircraft
- the propellor blades' pitch
- The entrance pitch requires 30 metres of rope.
- a steep pitch in the road;
- The pitch of middle "C" is familiar to many musicians.
- Bob, our pitch, let out a clear middle "C" and our conductor gave the signal to start.
1. throw or toss with a light motion
2. move abruptly
3. fall or plunge forward
- She pitched over the railing of the balcony
4. set to a certain pitch
- He pitched his voice very low
5. sell or offer for sale from place to place
6. be at an angle
7. heel over
8. erect and fasten
- pitch a tent
9. throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
- The pitcher delivered the ball
Similar word(s): deliver
10. hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
11. lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
12. set the level or character of
- She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience
Similar word(s): gear
Sentences with pitch as a verb:
- He pitched the horseshoe.
- (transitive) The hurler pitched a curveball.
- (intransitive) He pitched high and inside.
- Bob pitches today.
- He pitched the candy wrapper.
- He pitched the idea for months with no takers.
- At which level should I pitch my presentation?
- Pitch the tent over there.
- (transitive) The typhoon pitched the deck of the ship.
- (intransitive) The airplane pitched.
- The only way to get on the green from here is to pitch the ball over the bunker.
- The ball pitched well short of the batsman.
- to pitch from a precipice
- The vessel pitches in a heavy sea.
- The field pitches toward the east.
- to pitch a tune