an imaginary line within the profiles of the teeth of a rack, such that it moves against, and at the same rate as, the of an engaging pinion.
[pich-muh n] /ˈpɪtʃ mən/ noun, plural pitchmen. 1. an itinerant vendor of small wares that are usually carried in a case with collapsible legs, allowing it to be set up or removed quickly. 2. any high-pressure salesperson, as one at a concession at a fair or carnival. 3. a person who delivers a message on […]
/pɪtʃˈɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument embodying a clinometer, for measuring the pitch of a ship’s propeller
[pich-out] /ˈpɪtʃˌaʊt/ noun 1. Baseball. a ball purposely thrown by a pitcher too far outside of the plate for the batter to hit, especially in anticipation of an attempted steal by a base runner. 2. Football. a lateral pass thrown behind the line of scrimmage by one back, especially a T-formation quarterback, to another. noun
noun 1. any of several pines from which pitch or turpentine is obtained. noun 1. any of various coniferous trees of the genus Pinus, esp P. rigida, of North America, having red-brown bark and long lustrous light brown cones: valued as a source of turpentine and pitch 2. the wood of any of these trees