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pitch1 US English

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

pitch2 US English

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

pitch1 US Thesaurus

her voice rose in pitch

pitch2 US Thesaurus

cement coated with pitch

pitch in pitchout US English

A lateral, especially from the quarterback to a running back

off-pitch US English

Not of the correct pitch

pitch in US English

Vigorously join in to help with a task or activity

pitch out US English

Throw a pitchout

fever pitch US English

A state of extreme excitement

pitch into US English

Vigorously tackle or begin to deal with

pitch bend US English

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

pitch-black US English

Completely dark; as black as pitch

pitch pine US English

A pine tree that is a source of pitch or turpentine, and typically yielding hard, heavy, resinous timber that is used in building, especially the longleaf Pinus rigida of the Appalachians and northeastern US

pitch pipe US English

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

wild pitch US English

An errant pitch that is not hit by the batter and cannot be stopped by the catcher, enabling a base runner to advance

pitch-black US Thesaurus

we ventured into the pitch-black tunnel

concert pitch US English

A standard for the tuning of musical instruments, internationally agreed upon in 1960, in which the note A above middle C has a frequency of 440 Hz

perfect pitch US English

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

pitch circle US English

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

pitch control US English

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

pitch-perfect US English

Exactly right in tone, mood, or pitch

absolute pitch US English

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

elevator pitch US English

A succinct and persuasive sales pitch

make a pitch US English

Make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

pitch and putt US 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 US English

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

pitch-and-toss US 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-and-toss New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

gambling game of throwing coins at a mark

camp1 US English

Temporary overnight lodging out of doors, typically in tents

fast-pitch softball US English

A variety of the game of softball featuring fast underhand pitching

pitch in in pitch1 US English

Vigorously join in to help with a task or activity

pitch out in pitch1 US English

Throw a pitchout

pitch into in pitch1 US English

Vigorously tackle or begin to deal with

make a pitch in pitch1 US English

Make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

fast-pitch in fast-pitch softball US English

A variety of the game of softball featuring fast underhand pitching

pitch shot in pitch1 US English

A high approach shot onto the green

pitch-dark in pitch-black US English

Completely dark; as black as pitch

pitchside US English

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

pitch in in pitch1 US Thesaurus

if we all pitch in, we can be out of here in thirty minutes

brushback US English

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

brushback pitch in brushback US English

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

knockdown pitch in knockdown US English

A pitch aimed so close to the body that the batter must drop to the ground to avoid being hit

make a pitch for in pitch1 US Thesaurus

we made a pitch for the Loman account, but we lost in the bidding


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