Pitch

Business / Construction / Pitch: The incline slope of a roof or the ratio of the total rise to the total width of a house, i.e., a 6-foot rise and 24-foot width is a one-fourth pitch roof. Roof slope is expressed in the inches of rise, per foot of horizontal run.
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Pitch Verb Synonyms: toss, throw, cast, fling, hurl, heave, sling, fire, launch, shoot, send, let fly, Cricket bowl, chuck, peg, lob, bung
Pitch Noun Synonyms: erect, raise, set or put up, position, fix, place
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Pitching Rotation

Entertainment / Baseball / Pitching Rotation: The order in which the starting pitchers take turns starting games, usually with three or four days rest between starts. MORE

Pitching Wedge

Entertainment / Golf / Pitching Wedge: (also 'wedge, p, pw, w' and more) a lofted short iron (usually next in chronological order after the 9 iron and somewhere between 47° and 52°) MORE

Pitchout

Entertainment / Baseball / Pitchout: When a pitch is thrown wide of the strike zone on purpose. A catcher will signal for a pitchout if they think that a runner is trying to steal. MORE

Pitching Niblick

Entertainment / Golf / Pitching Niblick: Archaic term for an 8 iron MORE

Pitchfork

Entertainment / Golf / Pitchfork: (also 'divot repair tool, ballmark repair tool') a small (usually) two-pronged fork-like tool used mainly for repairing the putting surface MORE

Back Pitch

Entertainment / Bowling / Back Pitch: Angling of the thumbhole backward so the tip of the thumb is extended away from the palm. It is used to help the thumb exit the hole sooner; although very common and generally desirable, too much can MORE