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pitched

We have found lemma(root) word of pitched : pitch.

Definitions


[pɪtʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it; the degree of highness or lowness of a tone
(e.g: her voice rose steadily in pitch)

- the steepness of a slope, especially of a roof.

- a level of the intensity of something, especially a high level
(e.g: the media furore reached such a pitch that the company withdrew the product)

- an area of ground marked out or used for play in an outdoor team game
(e.g: a football pitch)

- a delivery of the ball by the pitcher.

- a form of words used when trying to persuade someone to buy or accept something
(e.g: he put over a very strong sales pitch)

- a place where a street vendor or performer stations themselves or sets up a stall
(e.g: the traders had already reserved their pitches)

- a swaying or oscillation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle around a horizontal axis perpendicular to the direction of motion
(e.g: the pitch and roll of the ship)

- the distance between successive corresponding points or lines, for example between the teeth of a cogwheel.


Phrases:
- make a pitch

Origin:
Middle English (as a verb in the senses ‘thrust (something pointed) into the ground’ and ‘fall headlong’): perhaps related to Old English picung ‘stigmata’, of unknown ultimate origin. The sense development is obscure


[pɪtʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- set (one's voice or a piece of music) at a particular pitch
(e.g: you've pitched the melody very high)

- throw roughly or casually
(e.g: he crumpled the page up and pitched it into the fireplace)

- throw (the ball) for the batter to try to hit.

- make a bid to obtain a contract or other business
(e.g: I've been pitching for this account for over a month)

- set up and fix in position
(e.g: we pitched camp for the night)

- (of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) rock or oscillate around a lateral axis, so that the front moves up and down
(e.g: the little steamer pressed on, pitching gently)

- cause (a roof) to slope downwards from the ridge
(e.g: the roof was pitched at an angle of 75 degrees)

- pave (a road) with stones
(e.g: another sort of stone is used for pitching streets)

- (in brewing) add yeast to (wort) to induce fermentation.


Phrases:
- make a pitch

Origin:


[pɪtʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- 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.


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English pic (noun), pician (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch pek and German Pech; based on Latin pix, pic-


[pɪtʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cover, coat, or smear with pitch.


Phrases:

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