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English definition of “pitch”

pitch

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep] (MOVE)    /pɪtʃ/
to move or be moved suddenly, especially by throwing: She pitched the stone into the river. He pitched the ball too short and the batsman hit it for six. The ball pitched (= landed) short. The bike hit a rut and I was pitched (forward) onto the road. The ship pitched up and down/from side to side in the rough seas.ThrowingGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of pitch verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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