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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

off-pitch British & World English

Not of the correct pitch

pitch in in pitch1 British & World English

Vigorously join in to help with a task or activity

pitch something up in pitch1 British & World English

Bowl a ball so that it bounces near the batsman

pitch in British & World English

Vigorously join in to help with a task or activity

pitch up British & World English

Turn up; arrive

fever pitch British & World English

A state of extreme excitement

pitch into in pitch1 British & World English

Vigorously tackle or begin to deal with

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-black British & World English

Completely dark

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

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 in pitch1 British & World English

Make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

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

queer someone's pitch in queer British & World English

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

pitch something up British & World English

Bowl a ball so that it bounces near the batsman

pitch someone/thing against in pitch1 British & World English

Pit someone or something against

camp1 British & World English

Temporary overnight lodging in tents

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

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 of the ball in pitch1 British & World English

The spot where the ball bounces when bowled

pitch1 English Thesaurus

the umpires declared the pitch unfit for first-class cricket

pitch2 English Thesaurus

the cement is coated with pitch

pitch English-Spanish

punto m, extremo m, grado m

pitch-black English Thesaurus

the sky was pitch-black


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