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- (countable); (sports) In baseball, a pitch is when the pitcher throws the ball to the batter, who tries to hit it.
- Matsuzaka collected 10 strikeouts while throwing 108 pitches during a 4-1 win over Kansas City.
- The batter was going to swing at the pitch but it was too high.
- Gonzalez reached first in the fifth after being hit by a pitch.
- (countable); (sports) In football (soccer), a pitch is the place where the game is played.
- She kicked the ball halfway down the pitch.
- (countable) A pitch is a level of excitement, anger, etc.
- The anger over the changes has pushed this feeling to a fever pitch.
- (countable); (music) A pitch is a sound at a particular frequency, how high or low a note is.
- We need to listen for small changes of pitch and rhythm that lie beyond the limits of Western music.
- You can hear their worry in the pitch of their voices.
- (countable); (music) Somebody's pitch is how well they can produce or recognize a specific note.
- He has perfect pitch; at age eight he played the entire Bach Toccata in D Minor by ear.
- (countable) A pitch is an explanation to encourage somebody to do something, often to convince them to buy something.
- He was no good at all at fast-talking sales pitches over the telephone.
- (uncountable) Pitch is a sticky, black substance used to seal things like roofs.
- The night was pitch black.
- (countable) A pitch is the angle, up or down of a surface or vehicle.
A pitcher throwing a pitch
A batter hit by a pitch
A football (soccer) pitch
The pitch of an airplane
- (transitive) If you pitch something, you throw it.
- He pitched the ball for his dog.
- (transitive) If you pitch something, you promote or attempt to sell something.
- We pitched our ideas to various companies.
- (transitive) If you pitch a tent, you assemble it.
- The decided to pitch the tent over there.