Definitions for "pitch"
Keywords:  incline, slope, rise, roof, angle
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.
To plunge or fall; esp., to fall forward; to decline or slope; as, to pitch from a precipice; the vessel pitches in a heavy sea; the field pitches toward the east.
A point or peak; the extreme point or degree of elevation or depression; hence, a limit or bound.
Keywords:  belay, climb, steeper, topo, section
A sudden drop in, or a steeper section of, a set of rapids.
A section of a rapid steeper than the Surrounding portions; a drop.
a section of a climb, usually no more than the length of a standard climbing rope (165 feet)
The length, measured along the axis, of a complete turn of the thread of a screw, or of the helical lines of the blades of a screw propeller.
Rotation of an aircraft about its lateral axis.
An angular deviation possible in positioning systems, in which the tables' leading edge rises or falls as the table translates along its direction of travel. This represents rotation around a horizontal axis, perpendicular to the direction of travel.
Keywords:  loft, backspin, shot, trajectory, wedge
A short, high shot that lands with backspin.
An approach shot to the green. The player does not use a full swing during a pitch shot. This shot is shorter than a normal swing, but longer than a chip shot.
The pitch shot is one that goes high and does not roll very far when it lands. It is needed to play over bunkers close to the green - and to get out of the bunkers if you don't get over them.
Keywords:  perceive, auditory, tune, tone, tonal
To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune.
The relative acuteness or gravity of a tone, determined by the number of vibrations which produce it; the place of any tone upon a scale of high and low.
the rise and fall of the voice when speaking. See tone; intonation. the perception of the tonal level of sound ranging from high to low depending on the frequency of sound waves.
Keywords:  soccer, rugby, cricket, wicket, bowls
A playing field for sports, as in the "Football pitch."
The rugby field is a maximum of 100 metres long, from try-line to try-line, and 70 metres wide. At each end of the field is an in-goal area, no more than 22 metres long. The field is marked by a half-way line, two 10-metre lines and two 22-metre lines, and by two dotted hash marks, each 5 metres from the sideline and extending from goal-line to goal-line. There is a set of goal posts on each try-line.
the field upon which a rugby game is played
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.
A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand; as, a good pitch in quoits.
To loosen the reins abruptly and completely, or to toss a rope.
That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.
The distance from center to center of any two adjacent teeth of gearing, measured on the pitch line; -- called also circular pitch.
The distance between the centers of holes, as of rivet holes in boiler plates.
Keywords:  resin, gummy, exude, pine, pulp
Gummy resin in wood.
Buildup or deposit left on a cutter, blade or bit after milling resinous wood.
A resinous, gummy substance in firs and pines. This is the resin in the bag a baseball pitcher utilizes.
Keywords:  story, told, brief, entice, idea
The act of relaying a project conversationally, to a prospective representative or buyer, for the purpose of marketing an idea, adaptation, or true story with a view toward its eventual production as a film.
to verbally/orally describe the story of a script or idea.
A briefing, either formal or informal. [D03668] DSMC
Keywords:  persuade, reps, hopes, song, editor
The set of activities intended to persuade someone to buy a product or take a specific course of action.
1. n. A presentation. 2. v. To present or attempt to persuade.
to play a song for people who are seeking material (i.e. artists, producers, A&R reps, film music directors, etc.) in the hopes of persuading them to record/use it.
Keywords:  fore, aft, boat, maas, oarlock
Pitch refers to deviations from the vertical of the pin. It is discussed in degrees. When pitch is used alone, it refers to the extent to which the top of the pin leans towards the stern of the boat. Negative pitch is when the pin leans towards the bow of the boat. It is very difficult to row with negative pitch. Outboard pitch is when the top of the pin leans out slightly away from the boat. Pitch is a critical variable in setting up your boat. All Maas boats come rigged standard at five degrees of pitch. This is the setting that is appropriate for all oars and generally isn't changed. However, should the need arise, the pitch can be changed by removing the oarlock and changing the inserts.
A boat pitches when the front and back move up and down about the transverse center.
plunging of a vessel fore and aft.
Concise but dynamic oral introduction to a company to catch the attention of investors. This comes from that moment when an entrepreneur traps an investor on the elevator and delivers his or her sixty second pitch on why they should invest. See Creating Your Pitch.
To verbally describe a property to a potential buyer in the hope it will be bought.
A pitch is a concise verbal (and sometimes visual) presentation of an idea for a film, generally made by a screenwriter or director to a producer or studio executive in the hope of attracting development finance to pay for a screenplay to be written. Pitches are usually made in person, although they can be made over the phone or, occasionally, pre-recorded on audio or videotape.
A residual petroleum product used in the manufacture of certain carbon fibers.
A sticky dark substance, originally the residue from distilling turpentine from pine roots. Modern pitch is the residue from the boiling of tar.
This is the black residue left from the distillation of tar, oil and similar materials.
Keywords:  tent, choise, encamp, firmly, thrust
To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes or poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by means of poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a camp.
To set or fix, as a price or value.
To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.
Keywords:  rastermass
Keywords:  cave, ascent, vertical, ladder, descent
Vertical drop, pitch black when peered over.
A vertical or nearly vertical part of a cave for which a ladder or rope is normally used for ascent or descent.
A vertical section of cave
To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.
Keywords:  blacken, darken, fig, obscure
Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure.
Keywords:  verb, mad, literary, motion, discard
(1) (noun) (slang) discard.(2) (verb) (slang) to discard.(3) (verb) (slang) to lose through error, especially through a clear error.
The meeting held between key players of a film literary work. In most cases, this is where the writer(s) attempt to "sell" their product to the producers by explaining why their product should be mad by that company into a motion picture.
Verb used to describe the soft rocking motion of a craft that seems to be swinging on the water.
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Keywords:  dealt, deck, dealer, blackjack, shoe
A pitch blackjack game is where cards are dealt from the dealer's hand rather than a shoe. Typically, a dealer will hold 1 or 2 decks of cards in a pitch game. In a pitch game, players receive their cards face-down.
Method whereby cards are dealt by the dealer from deck(s) held in the dealer's hand.
further denoted as Concert (superior), Baroque (lower) or Perfect (claimed by some musicians who assume the right to tell other performers they are out of tune)
Keywords:  stature, height, gabled, span, throwing
Height; stature.
A throwing motion by a base to increase the height of a person with the person becoming free of contact with the base(s).
The peak height of a gabled building divided by its overall span.
Keywords:  homemade, lyric, demo, song, artist
A pitch is your taking the song to the artist you would like to record it. To pitch you only need a lyric sheet and homemade demo.
Keywords:  falcon, altitude, waits
the altitude a falcon "waits on".
Keywords:  persuasive, talk, sales
persuasive sales talk
(film stock) - the spacing between perforations.
The centerline spacing of the leads on an interconnect.
Pitch is the style of holes your machine punches. Different binding machines have a different pitch. The spacing of the holes your machine punches depending on the pitch.
Keywords:  cutthroat, trick, pack, player, bidding
The procedure used to deal cards to the player.
Pitch is a card game played with a standard 52-card pack of playing cards. It may be played by three players (cutthroat) or by four players organized in teams of two. Pitch involves bidding and trick-taking.
Keywords:  embalming, chemical, process
A chemical used in the embalming process.
This is the position where a bookmaker conducts his business on a racecourse.
Keywords:  rake, see
Keywords:  takt, pack, minutes, needed, equals
The time needed in a production area to make one container of products. For example, if Takt Time equals 30 seconds and pack size is 20 pieces, pitch is 10 minutes.
A slightly yielding substance used to support metal during repousse.
An increase in the prevailing grade of a trail, used during construction to avoid an obstacle, to catch up with the intended grade, or to meet a control point.
Keywords:  smear, cover, over
To cover over or smear with pitch.
Keywords:  waveform, versus, pole, coil, slots
Pitch is a mechanical design characteristic of a generator that indicates the ratio of the number of winding slots per generator pole to the number of slots enclosed by each coil. The generator designer may use the pitch of a machine to optimize the generator cost versus the quality of the voltage waveform generated.
Measurement from the cutting edge of one tooth to the corresponding point on the next tooth.
The size of each tooth on the gear.
Keywords:  bookie, stand, his, operates, place
The place where the bookie operates his stand from.
Keywords:  sap, polishing, mirrors, derived, tree
A substance derived from tree sap used as a base for polishing mirrors.
A full presentation of a recommended public relations programme, carefully researched and costed, which usually takes at least four weeks to prepare. Some consultancies reserve the right to charge a fee if not subsequently appointed.
Keywords:  pace, flow, product
The pace and flow of a product.
Keywords:  overhead, break, expression
Other expression for: overhead break
Keywords:  gauge, progression, see
See Pitchstone.
(See " Gauge/pitch.")
A sales presentation where a proposal is presented to potential clients.
The presentation of an advertising message to a prospective or existing client.
Keywords:  flight, settle, rest, come, light
To light; to settle; to come to rest from flight.
The communication by the agency of a campaign strategy to the client
Keywords:  articles, selected, meeting, paper, key
Key part of the meeting where the articles to be printed in the next day's paper are selected.
Keywords:  miner, taken, ground, limit, share
The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.
Keywords:  stage, performances, place
Place or stage for performances
Keywords:  character, text, size
The size of a text character (such as 10 or 12)
Keywords:  track, see
See Track Pitch.