pitch

Part of speech: verb

To settle.

Part of speech: verb

To toss; throw.

Part of speech: verb

To fix or arrange, as a tent.

Part of speech: verb

To set the pitch of.

Part of speech: verb

To throw; fall or plunge downward.

Part of speech: verb

To rise and fall alternately at the bow and stern, as a ship.

Part of speech: verb

To cover or treat with pitch.

Part of speech: noun

Point or degree of elevation.

Part of speech: noun

The degree of descent; slope, as of a roof.

Part of speech: noun

The highness or lowness of a tone.

Part of speech: noun

A toss; throw.

Part of speech: noun

A thick, sticky substance obtained from tar or turpentine; the resinous sap of pines.

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Usage examples "pitch":

  1. The night in question was pitch dark. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
  2. Phil stood quite still for the space of ten seconds, then the young blood in him suddenly mounted to fever pitch. - "The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories", Ethel M. Dell.
  3. Inside the tower it was pitch black, but they did not need lights. - "The Legion of Lazarus", Edmond Hamilton.