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.
Football. a lateral pass thrown behind the line of scrimmage by one back, especially a T-formation quarterback, to another.
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
noun 1. a small flute or reed pipe producing one or more pitches when blown into, used chiefly for establishing the proper pitch in singing or in tuning a musical instrument. noun 1. a small pipe, esp one having a reed like a harmonica, that sounds a note or notes of standard frequency. It is […]
noun, Machinery. 1. See under . noun 1. (in a gear or rack) an imaginary surface forming a plane (pitch plane) a cylinder (pitch cylinder) or a cone or frustrum (pitch cone) that moves tangentially to a similar surface in a meshing gear so that both surfaces travel at the same speed.
[pich-pohl] /ˈpɪtʃˌpoʊl/ verb (used without object), pitchpoled, pitchpoling. 1. (of a boat) to capsize end over end, as in heavy surf.