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Definition of Pitching

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setting up, establishment; throwing, tossing, hurling
establish, erect; throw, toss; cover with tar, spread with tar
Pitching Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Pitch
  
(n.)
The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone.
  
(n.)
The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball.
  
(n.)
A facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents.
  
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pitching
\pitch"ing\, n.
1. the act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball.
2. the rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone. hew.
3. (hydraul. eng.) a facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents.
pitching
piece (carp.), the horizontal timber supporting the floor of a platform of a stairway, and against which the stringpieces of the sloping parts are supported.
pitching
n
1. playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team
2. abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting" [syn: lurch, pitch]




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English Phonetics

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Gorddisgyniad = n. pitching over
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team
(hypernym) playing
(classification) baseball, baseball game, ball
2. abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
(synonym) lurch, pitch
(hypernym) motion, movement, move, motility
(hyponym) rock, careen, sway, tilt
(derivation) lurch, pitch, shift
(classification) ship

Noun
1. the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
(hypernym) sound property
(hyponym) concert pitch, philharmonic pitch, international pitch
(attribute) high, high-pitched
2. (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
(synonym) delivery
(hypernym) throw
(hyponym) balk
(derivation) deliver
(classification) baseball, baseball game, ball
3. a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk); "he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors"
(hypernym) position, place
(derivation) peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend
(classification) United Kingdom, UK, Great Britain, GB, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
4. promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
(synonym) sales talk, sales pitch
(hypernym) promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging
(derivation) peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend
5. degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
(synonym) rake, slant
(hypernym) gradient, slope
(derivation) cant, cant over, tilt, slant
6. any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
(synonym) tar
(hypernym) bitumen
(hyponym) coal tar
7. a high approach shot in golf
(synonym) pitch shot
(hypernym) approach, approach shot
8. an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
(synonym) auction pitch
(hypernym) all fours, high-low-jack
9. abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
(synonym) lurch, pitching
(hypernym) motion, movement, move, motility
(hyponym) rock, careen, sway, tilt
(derivation) lurch, shift
(classification) ship
10. the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
(hypernym) throw
(derivation) flip, toss, sky

Verb
1. throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
(synonym) flip, toss, sky
(hypernym) fling
(hyponym) submarine
2. move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
(synonym) lurch, shift
(hypernym) move
(derivation) lurch, pitching
3. fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
(hypernym) descend, fall, go down, come down
4. set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"
(hypernym) set
5. sell or offer for sale from place to place
(synonym) peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend
(hypernym) deal, sell, trade
6. be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
(synonym) slope, incline
(hypernym) lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
(hyponym) ascend
(derivation) rake, slant
7. heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
(synonym) cant, cant over, tilt, slant
(hypernym) move
(hyponym) cock
(derivation) rake, slant
8. erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
(synonym) set up
(hypernym) rear, erect
(hyponym) camp, camp down
9. throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
(synonym) deliver
(hypernym) throw
(derivation) delivery
10. hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
(hypernym) hit
(derivation) pitch shot
11. lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
(hypernym) play
(derivation) auction pitch
(classification) card game, cards
12. set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
(synonym) gear
(hypernym) adapt, accommodate
(hyponym) popularize, popularise
Pitching Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Pitch may refer to:
  • Pitch (resin), a viscous substance produced by plants or formed from petroleum
  • Pitch (card game)
  • Sales pitch
    • Elevator pitch, a very short sales presentation, allegedly short enough to be made during an elevator ride
    • Pitch (filmmaking), a proposal for a film

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Pitching Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
The movement of a ship, by which she plunges her head and after-part alternately into the hollow of the sea.