A sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees; sap. (noun)
A dark, extremely viscous material remaining in still after distilling crude oil and tar. (noun)
The act of pitching a baseball. (noun)
The field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played. (noun)
An effort to sell or promote something. (noun)
The distance between evenly spaced objects, e.g. the teeth of a saw, the turns of a screw thread, or letters in a monospace font. (noun)
The angle at which an object sits. (noun)
More specifically, the rotation angle about the transverse axis. (noun)
A level or degree. (noun)
A measure of the degree to which an aircraft's nose tilts up or down. (noun)
A measure of the angle of attack of a propeller. (noun)
The measure of extent to which a nautical vessel rotates on its athwartships axis, causing its bow and stern to go up and down. Compare with roll, yaw and heave. (noun)
The place where a busker performs. (noun)
An area in a market (or similar) allocated to a particular trader. (noun)
An intensity. (noun)
A section of a climb or rock face; specifically, the climbing distance between belays or stances. (noun)
A vertical cave passage, only negotiable by using rope or ladders. (noun)
A person or animal's height. (noun)
To throw. (verb)
To throw (the ball) toward home plate. (verb)
To play baseball in the position of pitcher. (verb)
To throw away; discard. (verb)
To promote, advertise, or attempt to sell. (verb)
To deliver in a certain tone or style, or with a certain audience in mind. (verb)
To assemble or erect (a tent). (verb)
To move so that the front of an aircraft or ship goes alternatively up and down. (verb)
To play a short, high, lofty shot that lands with backspin. (verb)
To bounce on the playing surface. (verb)
To settle and build up, without melting. (verb)
The perceived frequency of a sound or note. (noun)
In an a cappella group, the singer responsible for singing a note for the other members to tune themselves by. (noun)
To produce a note of a given pitch. (verb)
Examples of word pitch
-- To illustrate: If a gear has 40 teeth, and the pitch diameter of the wheel is 4 inches, there are 10 teeth to each inch of the pitch diameter, and the gear is then 10 _diametral pitch_.
When two gears of equal size mesh together, the pitch line, or the _pitch circle_, as it is also called, is exactly midway between the centers of the two wheels.
The king he is hunting the deer; I am coursing myself: they have pitched a toil; I am toiling in a pitch, Â—pitch that defiles: defile!
The Indians hollow the red elms into canoesi fome of which made out of one spiece will contain twenty perfons; others are made of the bark; the different pieces of which they few together with the inner rind, and daub over the feams with pitch or rather a bituminous matter refem - bling pitchÂ» to prevent their leaking; the ribs of thefs canoes are made of boughs of trees.
The term pitch count was still a century from being fashionable when Charles Howard Hinton was whiling away afternoons watching the Princeton baseball team.