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pitch

 
Noun pitch has 10 senses
  1. pitch - the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
    --1 is a kind of
    sound property
    --1 has particulars:
     concert pitch, philharmonic pitch, international pitch; high pitch, high frequency; key; low pitch, low frequency; tone; tune
    Derived form: verb pitch4
  2. pitch, delivery - (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    --2 is a kind of throw
    --2 has particulars:
     balk; ball; beanball, beaner; change-up, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, off-speed pitch; curve, curve ball, breaking ball, bender; duster; fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet; knuckleball, knuckler; passed ball; screwball; sinker; spitball, spitter; strike; submarine ball, submarine pitch; wild pitch
    Derived form: verb pitch9
  3. pitch - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    position, place
    Derived form: verb pitch5
  4. sales talk, sales pitch, pitch - promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
    --4 is a kind of promotion, publicity, promotional material, packaging
    Derived form: verb pitch5
  5. pitch, rake, slant - degree of deviation from a horizontal plane; "the roof had a steep pitch"
    --5 is a kind of gradient, slope
    Derived forms: verb pitch7, verb pitch6
  6. pitch, tar - any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
    --6 is a kind of bitumen
    --6 has particulars: coal tar
  7. pitch, pitch shot - a high approach shot in golf
    --7 is a kind of approach, approach shot
    Derived form: verb pitch10
  8. pitch, auction pitch - an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
    --8 is a kind of all fours, high-low-jack
    Derived form: verb pitch11
  9. lurch, pitch, pitching - abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance); "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
    --9 is a kind of motion, movement, move, motility
    --9 has particulars: rock, careen, sway, tilt
    Derived form: verb pitch2
  10. pitch - the action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"
    --10 is a kind of
    throw
    Derived form: verb pitch1
Verb pitch has 12 senses
  1. flip, toss, sky, pitch - throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
    --1 is one way to fling
    Derived form: noun pitch10
    Sample sentence:
    The children pitch the ball
  2. lurch, pitch, shift - move abruptly; "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
    --2 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun pitch9, noun pitching2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. pitch - fall or plunge forward; "She pitched over the railing of the balcony"
    --3 is one way to
    descend, fall, go down, come down
    Sample sentence:
    The airplane is sure to pitch
  4. pitch - set to a certain pitch; "He pitched his voice very low"
    --4 is one way to
    set
    Derived form: noun pitch1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch - sell or offer for sale from place to place
    --5 is one way to deal, sell, trade
    Derived forms: noun pitch3, noun pitch4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. slope, incline, pitch - be at an angle; "The terrain sloped down"
    --6 is one way to lean, tilt, tip, slant, angle
    Derived form: noun pitch5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  7. cant, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch - heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
    --7 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun pitch5
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  8. pitch, set up - erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
    --8 is one way to rear, erect
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. deliver, pitch - throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
    --9 is one way to throw
    Derived forms: noun pitch2, noun pitcher1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. pitch - hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
    --10 is one way to
    hit
    Derived form: noun pitch7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. pitch - lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
    --11 is one way to
    play
    Derived form: noun pitch8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. gear, pitch - set the level or character of; "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"
    --12 is one way to adapt, accommodate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
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