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pitch

verb /pitʃ/
to set up (a tent or camp) They pitched their tent in the field. to throw
lancer
He pitched the stone into the river.
to (cause to) fall heavily
tomber
He pitched forward.
(of a ship) to rise and fall violently
tanguer
The boat pitched up and down on the rough sea.
to set (a note or tune) at a particular level
donner le ton
He pitched the tune too high for my voice.
-pitched of a (certain) musical pitch
de registre (aigu, grave…)
a high-pitched / low-pitched voice.
pitcher noun a person who pitches especially (in baseball) the player who throws the ball.
lanceur/-euse
pitched battle a battle between armies that have been prepared and arranged for fighting beforehand
bataille rangée
They fought a pitched battle.
pitchfork noun a large long-handled fork for lifting and moving hay.
fourche
(Definition of pitch from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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