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pitch1 British & World English

The quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it; the degree of highness or lowness of a tone

pitch2 British & World English

A sticky resinous black or dark brown substance that is semi-liquid when hot and hardens when cold, obtained by distilling tar or turpentine and used for waterproofing

pitch1 English Thesaurus

the umpires declared the pitch unfit for first-class cricket

pitch2 English Thesaurus

the cement is coated with pitch

off-pitch British & World English

Not of the correct pitch

pitch in British & World English

Vigorously join in to help with a task or activity

fever pitch British & World English

A state of extreme excitement

pitch into British & World English

Vigorously tackle or begin to deal with

pitch bend British & World English

A facility in a synthesizer that enables the player to change the pitch of the note played by a small amount

pitch pine British & World English

A pine tree with hard, heavy, resinous timber that is used in building, especially the longleaf pine of North America

pitch pipe British & World English

A small pipe blown to set the pitch for singing or tuning an instrument

wild pitch British & World English

A pitch which is not hit by the batter and cannot be stopped by the catcher, enabling a base runner to advance

pitch-black English Thesaurus

the sky was pitch-black

concert pitch British & World English

An internationally agreed standard for the tuning of musical instruments, in which the note A above middle C has a frequency of 440 Hz

perfect pitch British & World English

The ability to recognize the pitch of a note or produce any given note; a sense of absolute pitch

pitch circle British & World English

An imaginary circle concentric to a toothed wheel, along which the pitch of the teeth is measured

pitch control British & World English

Control of the pitch of a helicopter’s rotors or an aircraft’s propellers

pitch-perfect British & World English

Exactly right in tone, mood, or pitch

absolute pitch British & World English

another term for perfect pitch.

elevator pitch British & World English

A succinct and persuasive sales pitch

make a pitch British & World English

Make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

pitch and putt British & World English

A form of golf played on a miniature course in which the green can be reached in one stroke from the tee

pitch and run British & World English

A pitch shot with a lower trajectory and no backspin, so that the ball runs forward on landing

pitch-and-toss British & World English

A gambling game in which the player who manages to throw a coin closest to a mark gets to toss all the coins, winning those that land with the head up

pitch something up British & World English

Bowl a ball so that it bounces near the batsman

fast-pitch softball British & World English

A variety of the game of softball, featuring fast underhand pitching

queer someone's pitch British & World English

Spoil someone’s plans or chances of doing something, especially secretly or maliciously

pitch someone/thing against British & World English

Pit someone or something against

fast-pitch in fast-pitch softball British & World English

A variety of the game of softball, featuring fast underhand pitching

pitch shot in pitch1 British & World English

A high approach shot on to the green

pitchside British & World English

The area adjacent to the side of a football or other sports pitch

wild-pitch in wild pitch British & World English

Enable (a base runner) to advance by making a wild pitch

pitch in in pitch1 English Thesaurus

everyone pitched in to complete the task

brushback British & World English

A pitch aimed close to the body so that the batter must step back to avoid it

brushback pitch in brushback British & World English

A pitch aimed close to the body so that the batter must step back to avoid it

pitch into in pitch1 English Thesaurus

he pitched into the youths with such fury that they ran off

pitch of the ball in pitch1 British & World English

The spot where the ball bounces when bowled

make a pitch in pitch1 British & World English

Make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

queer someone's pitch in queer British & World English

Spoil someone’s plans or chances of doing something, especially secretly or maliciously

make a pitch for in pitch1 English Thesaurus

he made a clear pitch for the support of the left of the party