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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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