vt. To temporarily attach a rope to an object such as a post or beam. -- A knot form that anchors a rope to an object and usually collapses to form to the shape of the object or has such potential, especially one that readily unties after use.
A method of temporarily connecting by loop, hook, or noose, an object to be moved to a lifting device such as a crane or gantry. Examples are single bitch, bridle hitch, basket hitch, and choker hitches.
A device which attaches directly to a tow vehicle providing the connection between the tow vehicle and the trailer. Hitch installations are most often considered permanent. A fixed tongue hitch includes a flat non-removable drawbar, while a receiver style hitch has a receptacle (typically 1-1/4" or 2") for inserting special ball mounts or bike racks. Also see: custom hitch, fixed tongue hitch, permanent undercar hitch, receiver style hitch, and round tube hitch.
the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
A hitch route is a pattern run by a receiver in American football, where the receiver will act as if he is running a pattern down field, taking possibly one or two steps forward before quickly stopping and looking for a quick pass before the defender has a chance to react and try to deflect the pass.