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Overview of noun pitch

The noun pitch has 10 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (5) pitch

(the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration)

2. (3) pitch, delivery

((baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter)

3. (1) pitch

(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. (1) sales talk, sales pitch, pitch

(promotion by means of an argument and demonstration)

5. (1) pitch, rake, slant

(degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch")

6. pitch, tar

(any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue)

7. pitch, pitch shot

(a high approach shot in golf)

8. pitch, auction pitch

(an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump)

9. lurch, pitch, pitching

(abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting")

10. pitch

(the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor")


Overview of verb pitch

The verb pitch has 12 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (6) flip, toss, sky, pitch

(throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper")

2. (5) lurch, pitch, shift

(move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left")

3. (2) pitch

(fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony")

4. (1) pitch

(set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low")

5. peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch

(sell or offer for sale from place to place)

6. slope, incline, pitch

(be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down")

7. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch

(heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting")

8. pitch, set up

(erect and fasten; "pitch a tent")

9. deliver, pitch

(throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball")

10. pitch

(hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin)

11. pitch

(lead (a card) and establish the trump suit)

12. gear, pitch

(set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience")

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