Definition Of pitches

verb

(of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) rock or oscillate around a lateral axis, so that the front and back move up and down.

the little steamer pressed on, pitching gently

a form of words used when trying to persuade someone to buy or accept something.

a good sales pitch

a legal delivery of the ball by the pitcher.

Sometimes five wild pitches in one inning aren't enough to keep a team from a win.

a playing field.

Having two teams play home games on the same pitch over an English winter would have done more damage to the surface than would a farmer with a plough.

a sticky resinous black or dark brown substance that is semiliquid when hot, hard when cold. It is obtained by distilling tar or petroleum and is used for waterproofing.

There was a small boat, an improvised currach-type constructed from hessian stretched over a wooden frame and doused with pitch to make it waterproof.


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Example Of pitches

  • a good sales pitch

  • A traditional way to bring daylight into an attic with a steeply pitched roof is to add dormer windows.

  • And so when I began to pitch my voice in a loud tone, something had happened to me psychologically.

  • As a grader, you control the blade depth with auxiliary hydraulics and the blade pitch using the attachment hydraulic.

  • As more telephone traffic moves onto the Internet, attracted by its low costs, so too will the sales pitches of telemarketers.


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