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Note vs. Pitch

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Notenoun

(heading) A symbol or annotation.

Pitchnoun

A sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees; sap.

‘It is hard to get this pitch off my hand.’;

Notenoun

A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.

Pitchnoun

A dark, extremely viscous material remaining in still after distilling crude oil and tar.

‘They put pitch on the mast to protect it.’; ‘The barrel was sealed with pitch.’; ‘It was pitch black because there was no moon.’;

Notenoun

A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.

Pitchnoun

(geology) Pitchstone.

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Notenoun

A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.

Pitchnoun

A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand.

‘a good pitch in quoits’;

Notenoun

(heading) A written or printed communication or commitment.

Pitchnoun

(baseball) The act of pitching a baseball.

‘The pitch was low and inside.’;

Notenoun

A brief piece of writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.

‘I left him a note to remind him to take out the trash.’;

Pitchnoun

(sports) The field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played. (In cricket, the pitch is in the centre of the field; see cricket pitch.) Not used in America, where "field" is the preferred word.

‘The teams met on the pitch.’;

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Notenoun

A short informal letter; a billet.

Pitchnoun

An effort to sell or promote something.

‘He gave me a sales pitch.’;

Notenoun

A diplomatic missive or written communication.

Pitchnoun

The distance between evenly spaced objects, e.g. the teeth of a saw or gear, the turns of a screw thread, the centres of holes, or letters in a monospace font.

‘The pitch of pixels on the point scale is 72 pixels per inch.’; ‘The pitch of this saw is perfect for that type of wood.’; ‘A helical scan with a pitch of zero is equivalent to constant z-axis scanning.’;

Notenoun

(finance) A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment

‘a promissory note’; ‘a note of hand’; ‘a negotiable note’;

Pitchnoun

The angle at which an object sits.

‘the pitch of the roof or haystack’;

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Notenoun

(obsolete) A list of items or of charges; an account.

Pitchnoun

A level or degree, or (by extension), a peak or highest degree.

Notenoun

A piece of paper money; a banknote.

‘I didn't have any coins to pay with, so I used a note.’;

Pitchnoun

The rotation angle about the transverse axis.

Notenoun

(extension) A small size of paper used for writing letters or notes.

Pitchnoun

The degree to which a vehicle, especially a ship or aircraft, rotates on such an axis, tilting its bow or nose up or down. Compare with roll, yaw, and heave.

‘the pitch of an aircraft’;

Notenoun

A sound.

Pitchnoun

(aviation) A measure of the angle of attack of a propeller.

‘The propeller blades' pitch went to zero as the engine was feathered.’;

Notenoun

A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch.

Pitchnoun

The place where a busker performs.

Notenoun

A musical sound; a tone; an utterance; a tune.

Pitchnoun

An area in a market (or similar) allocated to a particular trader.

Notenoun

(extension) A key of the piano or organ.

Pitchnoun

An area on a campsite intended for occupation by a single tent, caravan or similar.

Notenoun

(uncountable) Observation; notice; heed.

Pitchnoun

A point or peak; the extreme point of elevation or depression.

Notenoun

(uncountable) Reputation; distinction.

‘a poet of note’;

Pitchnoun

(climbing) A section of a climb or rock face; specifically, the climbing distance between belays or stances.

Notenoun

(obsolete) Notification; information; intelligence.

Pitchnoun

(caving) A vertical cave passage, only negotiable by using rope or ladders.

‘The entrance pitch requires 30 metres of rope.’;

Notenoun

(obsolete) Mark of disgrace.

Pitchnoun

A person or animal's height.

Notenoun

That which is needed or necessary; business; duty; work.

Pitchnoun

(cricket) That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.

Notenoun

The giving of milk by a cow or sow; the period following calving or farrowing during which a cow or sow is at her most useful (i.e. gives milk); the milk given by a cow or sow during such a period.

Pitchnoun

A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.

Noteverb

(transitive) To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed.

‘If you look to the left, you can note the old cathedral.’;

Pitchnoun

The point where a declivity begins; hence, the declivity itself; a descending slope; the degree or rate of descent or slope; slant.

‘a steep pitch in the road;’; ‘the pitch of a roof’;

Noteverb

(transitive) To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.

‘We noted his speech.’;

Pitchnoun

(mining) The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.

Noteverb

(transitive) To denote; to designate.

‘The modular multiplicative inverse of x may be noted x-1.’;

Pitchnoun

The perceived frequency of a sound or note.

‘The pitch of middle "C" is familiar to many musicians.’;

Noteverb

(transitive) To annotate.

Pitchnoun

(music) In an a cappella group, the singer responsible for singing a note for the other members to tune themselves by.

‘Bob, our pitch, let out a clear middle "C" and our conductor gave the signal to start.’;

Noteverb

(transitive) To set down in musical characters.

Pitchverb

To cover or smear with pitch.

Noteverb

(transitive) To record on the back of (a bill, draft, etc.) a refusal of acceptance, as the ground of a protest, which is done officially by a notary.

Pitchverb

To darken; to blacken; to obscure.

Noteverb

To butt; to push with the horns.

Pitchverb

(transitive) To throw.

‘He pitched the horseshoe.’;

Noteverb

To notice with care; to observe; to remark; to heed; to attend to.

‘No more of that; I have noted it well.’; ‘The world will little note, nor long remember, what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.’;

Pitchverb

To throw (the ball) toward a batter at home plate.

Noteverb

To record in writing; to make a memorandum of.

‘Every unguarded word . . . was noted down.’;

Pitchverb

To play baseball in the position of pitcher.

‘Bob pitches today.’;

Noteverb

To charge, as with crime (with of or for before the thing charged); to brand.

‘They were both noted of incontinency.’;

Pitchverb

(transitive) To throw away; discard.

‘He pitched the candy wrapper.’;

Noteverb

To denote; to designate.

Pitchverb

(transitive) To promote, advertise, or attempt to sell.

‘He pitched the idea for months with no takers.’;

Noteverb

To annotate.

Pitchverb

(transitive) To deliver in a certain tone or style, or with a certain audience in mind.

‘At which level should I pitch my presentation?’;

Noteverb

To set down in musical characters.

Pitchverb

(transitive) To assemble or erect (a tent).

‘Pitch the tent over there.’;

Note

Know not; knows not.

Pitchverb

(intransitive) To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.

Notenoun

Nut.

Pitchverb

To move so that the front of an aircraft or ship goes alternatively up and down.

Notenoun

Need; needful business.

Pitchverb

To play a short, high, lofty shot that lands with backspin.

‘The only way to get on the green from here is to pitch the ball over the bunker.’;

Notenoun

A mark or token by which a thing may be known; a visible sign; a character; a distinctive mark or feature; a characteristic quality.

‘Whosoever appertain to the visible body of the church, they have also the notes of external profession.’; ‘She [the Anglican church] has the note of possession, the note of freedom from party titles,the note of life - a tough life and a vigorous.’; ‘What a note of youth, of imagination, of impulsive eagerness, there was through it all !’;

Pitchverb

To bounce on the playing surface.

‘The ball pitched well short of the batsman.’;

Notenoun

A mark, or sign, made to call attention, to point out something to notice, or the like; a sign, or token, proving or giving evidence.

Pitchverb

To settle and build up, without melting.

Notenoun

A brief remark; a marginal comment or explanation; hence, an annotation on a text or author; a comment; a critical, explanatory, or illustrative observation.

‘The best writers have been perplexed with notes, and obscured with illustrations.’;

Pitchverb

To alight; to settle; to come to rest from flight.

Notenoun

A brief writing intended to assist the memory; a memorandum; a minute.

Pitchverb

(with on or upon) To fix one's choice.

Notenoun

Hence, a writing intended to be used in speaking; memoranda to assist a speaker, being either a synopsis, or the full text of what is to be said; as, to preach from notes; also, a reporter's memoranda; the original report of a speech or of proceedings.

Pitchverb

(intransitive) To plunge or fall; especially, to fall forward; to decline or slope.

‘to pitch from a precipice’; ‘The field pitches toward the east.’;

Notenoun

A short informal letter; a billet.

Pitchverb

To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones.

Notenoun

A diplomatic missive or written communication.

Pitchverb

To set or fix.

Notenoun

A written or printed paper acknowledging a debt, and promising payment; as, a promissory note; a note of hand; a negotiable note.

Pitchverb

To discard for some gain.

Notenoun

A list of items or of charges; an account.

‘Here is now the smith's note for shoeing.’;

Pitchverb

(intransitive) To produce a note of a given pitch.

Notenoun

A character, variously formed, to indicate the length of a tone, and variously placed upon the staff to indicate its pitch. Hence:

‘The wakeful bird . . . tunes her nocturnal note.’; ‘That note of revolt against the eighteenth century, which we detect in Goethe, was struck by Winckelmann.’;

Pitchverb

(transitive) To fix or set the tone of.

Notenoun

Observation; notice; heed.

‘Give orders to my servants that they takeNo note at all of our being absent hence.’;

Pitchnoun

A thick, black, lustrous, and sticky substance obtained by boiling down tar. It is used in calking the seams of ships; also in coating rope, canvas, wood, ironwork, etc., to preserve them.

‘He that toucheth pitch shall be defiled therewith.’;

Notenoun

Notification; information; intelligence.

‘The king . . . shall have note of this.’;

Pitchnoun

See Pitchstone.

Notenoun

State of being under observation.

‘Small matters . . . continually in use and in note.’;

Pitchnoun

A throw; a toss; a cast, as of something from the hand; as, a good pitch in quoits.

Notenoun

Reputation; distinction; as, a poet of note.

‘There was scarce a family of note which had not poured out its blood on the field or the scaffold.’;

Pitchnoun

That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.

Notenoun

Stigma; brand; reproach.

Pitchnoun

A point or peak; the extreme point or degree of elevation or depression; hence, a limit or bound.

‘Driven headlong from the pitch of heaven, downInto this deep.’; ‘Enterprises of great pitch and moment.’; ‘To lowest pitch of abject fortune.’; ‘He lived when learning was at its highest pitch.’; ‘The exact pitch, or limits, where temperance ends.’;

Notenoun

a short personal letter;

‘drop me a line when you get there’;

Pitchnoun

Height; stature.

Notenoun

a brief written record;

‘he made a note of the appointment’;

Pitchnoun

A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.

Notenoun

a characteristic emotional quality;

‘it ended on a sour note’; ‘there was a note of gaiety in her manner’; ‘he detected a note of sarcasm’;

Pitchnoun

The point where a declivity begins; hence, the declivity itself; a descending slope; the degree or rate of descent or slope; slant; as, a steep pitch in the road; the pitch of a roof.

Notenoun

a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank);

‘he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes’;

Pitchnoun

The relative acuteness or gravity of a tone, determined by the number of vibrations which produce it; the place of any tone upon a scale of high and low.

Notenoun

a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound;

‘the singer held the note too long’;

Pitchnoun

The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.

Notenoun

a comment or instruction (usually added);

‘his notes were appended at the end of the article’; ‘he added a short notation to the address on the envelope’;

Pitchnoun

The distance from center to center of any two adjacent teeth of gearing, measured on the pitch line; - called also circular pitch.

Notenoun

high status importance owing to marked superiority;

‘a scholar of great eminence’;

Pitchnoun

The distance between symmetrically arranged or corresponding parts of an armature, measured along a line, called the pitch line, drawn around its length. Sometimes half of this distance is called the pitch.

Notenoun

a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling;

‘there was a note of uncertainty in his voice’;

Pitchverb

To cover over or smear with pitch.

Notenoun

a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time;

‘I had to co-sign his note at the bank’;

Pitchverb

Fig.: To darken; to blacken; to obscure.

‘The welkin pitched with sullen could.’;

Noteverb

make mention of;

‘She observed that his presentation took up too much time’; ‘They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing’;

Pitchverb

To throw, generally with a definite aim or purpose; to cast; to hurl; to toss; as, to pitch quoits; to pitch hay; to pitch a ball.

Noteverb

notice or perceive;

‘She noted that someone was following her’; ‘mark my words’;

Pitchverb

To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes or poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by means of poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a camp.

Noteverb

observe with care or pay close attention to;

‘Take note of this chemical reaction’;

Pitchverb

To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.

Noteverb

make a written note of;

‘she noted everything the teacher said that morning’;

Pitchverb

To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune.

Pitchverb

To set or fix, as a price or value.

Pitchverb

To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.

Pitchverb

To light; to settle; to come to rest from flight.

‘The tree whereon they [the bees] pitch.’;

Pitchverb

To fix one's choise; - with on or upon.

‘Pitch upon the best course of life, and custom will render it the more easy.’;

Pitchverb

To plunge or fall; esp., to fall forward; to decline or slope; as, to pitch from a precipice; the vessel pitches in a heavy sea; the field pitches toward the east.

Pitchnoun

the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration

Pitchnoun

(baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Pitchnoun

a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk);

‘he was employed to see that his paper's news pitches were not trespassed upon by rival vendors’;

Pitchnoun

promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

Pitchnoun

degree of deviation from a horizontal plane;

‘the roof had a steep pitch’;

Pitchnoun

any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

Pitchnoun

a high approach shot in golf

Pitchnoun

an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump

Pitchnoun

abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance);

‘the pitching and tossing was quite exciting’;

Pitchnoun

the action or manner of throwing something;

‘his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor’;

Pitchverb

throw or toss with a light motion;

‘flip me the beachball’; ‘toss me newspaper’;

Pitchverb

move abruptly;

‘The ship suddenly lurched to the left’;

Pitchverb

fall or plunge forward;

‘She pitched over the railing of the balcony’;

Pitchverb

set to a certain pitch;

‘He pitched his voice very low’;

Pitchverb

sell or offer for sale from place to place

Pitchverb

be at an angle;

‘The terrain sloped down’;

Pitchverb

heel over;

‘The tower is tilting’; ‘The ceiling is slanting’;

Pitchverb

erect and fasten;

‘pitch a tent’;

Pitchverb

throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball;

‘The pitcher delivered the ball’;

Pitchverb

hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin

Pitchverb

lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

Pitchverb

set the level or character of;

‘She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience’;

Pitchnoun

the quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it; the degree of highness or lowness of a tone

‘her voice rose steadily in pitch’;

Pitchnoun

a standard degree of highness or lowness used in performance

‘the guitars were strung and tuned to pitch’;

Pitchnoun

the steepness of a slope, especially of a roof.

Pitchnoun

a section of a climb, especially a steep one.

Pitchnoun

the height to which a hawk soars before swooping on its prey.

Pitchnoun

a level of the intensity of something, especially a high level

‘the media furore reached such a pitch that the company withdrew the product’;

Pitchnoun

an area of ground marked out or used for play in an outdoor team game

‘a football pitch’;

Pitchnoun

the strip of ground between the two sets of stumps

‘both batsmen were stranded in the middle of the pitch’;

Pitchnoun

a delivery of the ball by the pitcher.

Pitchnoun

the spot where the ball bounces when bowled.

Pitchnoun

a high approach shot on to the green.

Pitchnoun

a form of words used when trying to persuade someone to buy or accept something

‘he put over a very strong sales pitch’;

Pitchnoun

a place where a street vendor or performer stations themselves or sets up a stall

‘the traders had already reserved their pitches’;

Pitchnoun

a swaying or oscillation of a ship, aircraft, or vehicle around a horizontal axis perpendicular to the direction of motion

‘the pitch and roll of the ship’;

Pitchnoun

the distance between successive corresponding points or lines, for example between the teeth of a cogwheel.

Pitchnoun

a measure of the angle of the blades of a screw propeller, equal to the distance forward a blade would move in one revolution if it exerted no thrust on the medium.

Pitchnoun

the density of typed or printed characters on a line, typically expressed as numbers of characters per inch.

Pitchnoun

a sticky resinous black or dark brown substance that is semi-liquid when hot and hardens when cold, obtained by distilling tar or turpentine and used for waterproofing.

Pitchnoun

any of various substances similar to pitch, such as asphalt or bitumen.

Pitchverb

set (one's voice or a piece of music) at a particular pitch

‘you've pitched the melody very high’;

Pitchverb

set or aim at a particular level, target, or audience

‘he should pitch his talk at a suitable level for the age group’;

Pitchverb

throw roughly or casually

‘he crumpled the page up and pitched it into the fireplace’;

Pitchverb

fall heavily, especially headlong

‘she pitched forward into blackness’;

Pitchverb

throw (the ball) for the batter to try to hit.

Pitchverb

(of a bowler) cause (the ball) to strike the ground at a particular point

‘all too often you pitch the ball short’;

Pitchverb

hit (the ball) on to the green with a pitch shot.

Pitchverb

(of the ball) strike the ground in a particular spot

‘the ball pitched, began to spin back, and rolled towards the hole’;

Pitchverb

make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

‘I've been pitching for this account for over a month’;

Pitchverb

try to persuade someone to buy or accept (something)

‘they pitched the story to various magazines and newspapers’;

Pitchverb

set up and fix in position

‘we pitched camp for the night’;

Pitchverb

fix (the stumps) in the ground and place the bails in preparation for play

‘the stumps were pitched at 12 o'clock’;

Pitchverb

(of a moving ship, aircraft, or vehicle) rock or oscillate around a lateral axis, so that the front moves up and down

‘the little steamer pressed on, pitching gently’;

Pitchverb

(of a vehicle) move with a vigorous jolting motion

‘a Land Rover came pitching round the hillside’;

Pitchverb

cause (a roof) to slope downwards from the ridge

‘the roof was pitched at an angle of 75 degrees’;

Pitchverb

slope downwards

‘the ravine pitches down to the creek’;

Pitchverb

pave (a road) with stones

‘another sort of stone is used for pitching streets’;

Pitchverb

(in brewing) add yeast to (wort) to induce fermentation.

Pitchverb

cover, coat, or smear with pitch.

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