pitch

  • 1 Pitch — Pitch, n. 1. A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand; as, a good pitch in quoits. [1913 Webster] {Pitch and toss}, a game played by tossing up a coin, and calling Heads or tails; hence: {To play pitch and toss with (anything)}, to… …

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  • 2 Pitch — may refer to:In music: * Pitch (music), the property of a sound or musical tone measured by its perceived frequency ** Range (music), the distance from the lowest to the highest pitch a musical instrument can play ** Vocal range, the distance… …

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  • 3 pitch — pitch1 [pich] n. [ME pich < OE pic < L pix (gen. picis) < IE base * pi , to be fat > FAT] 1. a black, sticky substance formed in the distillation of coal tar, wood tar, petroleum, etc. and used for waterproofing, roofing, pavements,… …

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  • 4 Pitch — Pitch, n. [OE. pich, AS. pic, L. pix; akin to Gr. ?.] 1. A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them.… …

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  • 5 Pitch — Pitch, v. t. [OE. picchen; akin to E. pick, pike.] 1. To throw, generally with a definite aim or purpose; to cast; to hurl; to toss; as, to pitch quoits; to pitch hay; to pitch a ball. [1913 Webster] 2. To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes …

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  • 6 pitch up — (informal) To arrive • • • Main Entry: ↑pitch * * * ˌpitch ˈup [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they pitch up he/she/it …

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  • 7 pitch|y — «PIHCH ee», adjective, pitch|i|er, pitch|i|est. 1. full of pitch; bituminous or resinous. 2. coated, smeared, or sticky with pitch. 3. of the nature or consistency of pitch; …

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  • 8 pitch — pitch; pitch·blende; pitch·ered; pitch·er·ful; pitch·i·ness; pitch·er; pitch·fork; pitch·man; …

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  • 9 pitch — Ⅰ. pitch [1] ► NOUN 1) the degree of highness or lowness in a sound or tone, as governed by the rate of vibrations producing it. 2) the steepness of a roof. 3) a particular level of intensity. 4) Brit. an area of ground marked out or used for… …

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  • 10 Pitch — (englisch: to pitch = werfen, neigen, stimmen; pitch = Tonhöhe, Neigungswinkel) bezeichnet: beim Sport: im Baseball einen Wurf, siehe Pitcher im Cricket einen Teil des Spielfelds, siehe Pitch (Cricket) im Golf einen Schlag, siehe Golfschlag… …

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  • 11 Pitch — Pitch, v. i. 1. To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp. Laban with his brethren pitched in the Mount of Gilead. Gen. xxxi. 25. [1913 Webster] 2. To light; to settle; to come to rest from flight. [1913 Webster] The tree whereon… …

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  • 12 pitch — [n1] tilt angle, cant, degree, dip, gradient, height, incline, level, point, slant, slope, steepness; concepts 692,738 pitch [n2] tone of sound frequency, harmonic, modulation, rate, sound, timbre; concept 65 pitch [n3] talk to convince patte …

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  • 13 pitch — ● pitch nom masculin (anglais pitch, de to pitch, enfoncer) Au golf, balle restant sur place après l impact. pitch [pitʃ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1934; mot angl. to pitch « ficher, enfoncer ». ❖ ♦ Golf. Balle qui reste à l endroit où elle est tombée sur le… …

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  • 14 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 could …

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  • 15 Pitch — 〈[ pı̣tʃ]〉 I 〈m.; od. (e)s, s; Sp.〉 1. 〈Basketball〉 Wurf 2. 〈Golf〉 Annäherungsschlag auf das Green 3. 〈Kricket〉 Spielfeld II 〈n. 15 …

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  • 16 Pitch — [pitʃ] das od. der; s, s <aus engl. amerik. pitch »Werbung; Verkaufsgespräch«, eigtl. »Wurf«, zu engl. to pitch, vgl. ↑pitchen> gezielte Werbekampagne; Absatzförderung (Wirtsch.) …

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  • 17 pitch|er — pitch|er1 «PIHCH uhr», noun. 1. a container with a lip on one side and a handle on the other. Pitchers are used for holding and pouring out water, milk, and other liquids. »The water in the pitcher was frozen. SYNONYM(S): ewer, jug. 2. the amount …

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  • 18 Pitch — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Término que en inglés quiere decir lanzamiento. Acción de relaciones públicas. Contacto específico que realiza un profesional de las RRPP con un periodista para ofrecerle una información con el objetivo de éste la… …

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  • 19 pitch on — ● pitch …

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  • 20 pitch — pitch. Количество пар оснований в одном полном витке двойной спирали ДНК. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.