Pitching
Pitching Pitch"ing, n. 1. The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball. [1913 Webster]

2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone. --Mayhew. [1913 Webster]

3. (Hydraul. Eng.) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pitching — Pitch Pitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pitching}.] [See {Pitch}, n.] 1. To cover over or smear with pitch. Gen. vi. 14. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure. [1913 Webster] The welkin pitched with sullen …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitching — adjective The rotational motion of a vehicle, such as an aircraft or a ship about a lateral line passing through its centre of gravity. As the pilot fought the hijackers for control the aeroplane was pitching wildly …   Wiktionary

  • pitching — noun Pitching is used before these nouns: ↑coach, ↑elbow …   Collocations dictionary

  • pitching — dervavimas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Tepimas ar įmirkymas derva. atitikmenys: angl. pitching; tarring; treating with pitch; treating with tar rus. смоление …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pitching — noun 1. (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team (Freq. 7) • Topics: ↑baseball, ↑baseball game • Hypernyms: ↑playing 2. abrupt up and down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pitching — Pitchen (englisch to pitch = werfen, neigen, stimmen, pitch = Tonhöhe, Neigungswinkel) bezeichnet: im Golfsport die Durchführung eines Annäherungsschlags beim Baseball den Wurf des Balls durch den Pitcher in der Aerodynamik die Verstellung des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pitching — underhand pendulum method of casting when fishing to avoid tree limbs of to deliver bait to a particular spot. Similar to flipping, q.v., but not as stealthy and done from further distances …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • pitching — /pich ing/, n. 1. the act of revetting or paving with small stones. 2. stones so used. Also called penning, soling. [1685 95; PITCH1 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pitching — Synonyms and related words: archery, careening, casting, chucking, dangling, firing, flinging, gunnery, heaving, hurling, inclining, jaculation, leaning, lobbing, lurching, musketry, oblique, pitched, projection, reeling, rocking, rolling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pitching — pɪtʃɪŋ n. setting up, establishment; throwing, tossing, hurling pɪtʃ n. relative highness or lowness of a sound; tar, asphalt; throw, toss; slant, inclination; place of business; number of characters in an inch (Computers) v. establish,… …   English contemporary dictionary

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