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Ring vs. Pitch

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Ringnoun

(physical) A solid object in the shape of a circle.

Pitchnoun

A sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees; sap.

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

Ringnoun

A circumscribing object, (roughly) circular and hollow, looking like an annual ring, earring, finger ring etc.

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.’;

Ringnoun

A round piece of (precious) metal worn around the finger or through the ear, nose, etc.

Pitchnoun

(geology) Pitchstone.

Ringnoun

(British) A bird band, a round piece of metal put around a bird's leg used for identification and studies of migration.

Pitchnoun

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

‘a good pitch in quoits’;

Ringnoun

(UK) A burner on a kitchen stove.

Pitchnoun

(baseball) The act of pitching a baseball.

‘The pitch was low and inside.’;

Ringnoun

In a jack plug, the connector between the tip and the sleeve.

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.’;

Ringnoun

An instrument, formerly used for taking the sun's altitude, consisting of a brass ring suspended by a swivel, with a hole at one side through which a solar ray entering indicated the altitude on the graduated inner surface opposite.

Pitchnoun

An effort to sell or promote something.

‘He gave me a sales pitch.’;

Ringnoun

(botany) A flexible band partly or wholly encircling the spore cases of ferns.

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.’;

Ringnoun

(physical) A group of objects arranged in a circle.

Pitchnoun

The angle at which an object sits.

‘the pitch of the roof or haystack’;

Ringnoun

A circular group of people or objects.

‘a ring of mushrooms growing in the wood’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(astronomy) A formation of various pieces of material orbiting around a planet.

Pitchnoun

The rotation angle about the transverse axis.

Ringnoun

(British) A large circular prehistoric stone construction such as Stonehenge.

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’;

Ringnoun

A piece of food in the shape of a ring.

‘onion rings’;

Pitchnoun

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

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

Ringnoun

A place where some sports or exhibitions take place; notably a circular or comparable arena, such as a boxing ring or a circus ring; hence the field of a political contest.

Pitchnoun

The place where a busker performs.

Ringnoun

An exclusive group of people, usually involving some unethical or illegal practices.

‘a crime ring; a prostitution ring; a bidding ring (at an auction sale)’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(chemistry) A group of atoms linked by bonds to form a closed chain in a molecule.

‘a benzene ring’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(geometry) A planar geometrical figure included between two concentric circles.

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(typography) A diacritical mark in the shape of a hollow circle placed above or under the letter; a kroužek.

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(historical) An old English measure of corn equal to the coomb or half a quarter.

Pitchnoun

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

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

Ringnoun

(computing theory) A hierarchical level of privilege in a computer system, usually at hardware level, used to protect data and functionality (also protection ring).

Pitchnoun

A person or animal's height.

Ringnoun

(firearms) Either of the pair of clamps used to hold a telescopic sight to a rifle.

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(cartomancy) The twenty-fifth Lenormand card.

Pitchnoun

A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.

Ringnoun

The resonant sound of a bell, or a sound resembling it.

‘The church bell's ring could be heard the length of the valley.’; ‘The ring of hammer on anvil filled the air.’;

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’;

Ringnoun

(figuratively) A pleasant or correct sound.

‘The name has a nice ring to it.’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

(figuratively) A sound or appearance that is characteristic of something.

‘Her statements in court had a ring of falsehood.’;

Pitchnoun

The perceived frequency of a sound or note.

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

Ringnoun

(colloquial) A telephone call.

‘I’ll give you a ring when the plane lands.’;

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.’;

Ringnoun

Any loud sound; the sound of numerous voices; a sound continued, repeated, or reverberated.

Pitchverb

To cover or smear with pitch.

Ringnoun

A chime, or set of bells harmonically tuned.

‘St Mary's has a ring of eight bells.’;

Pitchverb

To darken; to blacken; to obscure.

Ringnoun

(algebra) An algebraic structure which consists of a set with two binary operations: an additive operation and a multiplicative operation, such that the set is an abelian group under the additive operation, a monoid under the multiplicative operation, and such that the multiplicative operation is distributive with respect to the additive operation.

‘The set of integers, \mathbb{Z}, is the prototypical ring.’;

Pitchverb

(transitive) To throw.

‘He pitched the horseshoe.’;

Ringnoun

(algebra) An algebraic structure as above, but only required to be a semigroup under the multiplicative operation, that is, there need not be a multiplicative identity element.

‘The definition of ring without unity allows, for instance, the set 2\mathbb{Z} of even integers to be a ring.’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

(transitive) To enclose or surround.

‘The inner city was ringed with dingy industrial areas.’;

Pitchverb

To play baseball in the position of pitcher.

‘Bob pitches today.’;

Ringverb

To make an incision around; to girdle.

‘They ringed the trees to make the clearing easier next year.’;

Pitchverb

(transitive) To throw away; discard.

‘He pitched the candy wrapper.’;

Ringverb

(transitive) To attach a ring to, especially for identification.

‘We managed to ring 22 birds this morning.’;

Pitchverb

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

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

Ringverb

(transitive) To surround or fit with a ring, or as if with a ring.

‘to ring a pig’s snout’;

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?’;

Ringverb

(falconry) To rise in the air spirally.

Pitchverb

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

‘Pitch the tent over there.’;

Ringverb

(intransitive) Of a bell, etc., to produce a resonant sound.

‘The bells were ringing in the town.’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

(transitive) To make (a bell, etc.) produce a resonant sound.

‘The deliveryman rang the doorbell to drop off a parcel.’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

To produce the sound of a bell or a similar sound.

‘Whose mobile phone is ringing?’;

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.’;

Ringverb

Of something spoken or written, to appear to be, to seem, to sound.

‘That does not ring true.’;

Pitchverb

To bounce on the playing surface.

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

Ringverb

To telephone (someone).

‘I will ring you when we arrive.’;

Pitchverb

To settle and build up, without melting.

Ringverb

(intransitive) to resound, reverberate, echo.

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

(intransitive) To produce music with bells.

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

(dated) To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.

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.’;

Ringverb

To cause to sound, especially by striking, as a metallic body; as, to ring a bell.

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

To make (a sound), as by ringing a bell; to sound.

‘The shard-borne beetle, with his drowsy hums,Hath rung night's yawning peal.’;

Pitchverb

To set or fix.

Ringverb

To repeat often, loudly, or earnestly.

Pitchverb

To discard for some gain.

Ringverb

To sound, as a bell or other sonorous body, particularly a metallic one.

‘Now ringen trompes loud and clarion.’; ‘Why ring not out the bells?’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

To practice making music with bells.

Pitchverb

(transitive) To fix or set the tone of.

Ringverb

To sound loud; to resound; to be filled with a ringing or reverberating sound.

‘With sweeter notes each rising temple rung.’; ‘The hall with harp and carol rang.’; ‘My ears still ring with noise.’;

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.’;

Ringverb

To continue to sound or vibrate; to resound.

‘The assertion is still ringing in our ears.’;

Pitchnoun

See Pitchstone.

Ringverb

To be filled with report or talk; as, the whole town rings with his fame.

Pitchnoun

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

Ringverb

To surround with a ring, or as with a ring; to encircle.

Pitchnoun

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

Ringverb

To make a ring around by cutting away the bark; to girdle; as, to ring branches or roots.

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.’;

Ringverb

To fit with a ring or with rings, as the fingers, or a swine's snout.

Pitchnoun

Height; stature.

Ringverb

To rise in the air spirally.

Pitchnoun

A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.

Ringnoun

A sound; especially, the sound of vibrating metals; as, the ring of a bell.

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.

Ringnoun

Any loud sound; the sound of numerous voices; a sound continued, repeated, or reverberated.

‘The ring of acclamations fresh in his ears.’;

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.

Ringnoun

A chime, or set of bells harmonically tuned.

‘As great and tunable a ring of bells as any in the world.’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

A circle, or a circular line, or anything in the form of a circular line or hoop.

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

Specifically, a circular ornament of gold or other precious material worn on the finger, or attached to the ear, the nose, or some other part of the person; as, a wedding ring.

‘Upon his thumb he had of gold a ring.’; ‘The dearest ring in Venice will I give you.’;

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.

Ringnoun

A circular area in which races are or run or other sports are performed; an arena.

‘Place me, O, place me in the dusty ring,Where youthful charioteers contend for glory.’;

Pitchverb

To cover over or smear with pitch.

Ringnoun

An inclosed space in which pugilists fight; hence, figuratively, prize fighting.

Pitchverb

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

‘The welkin pitched with sullen could.’;

Ringnoun

A circular group of persons.

‘And hears the Muses in a ringAye round about Jove's alter sing.’;

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.

Ringnoun

The plane figure included between the circumferences of two concentric circles.

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.

Ringnoun

An instrument, formerly used for taking the sun's altitude, consisting of a brass ring suspended by a swivel, with a hole at one side through which a solar ray entering indicated the altitude on the graduated inner surface opposite.

Pitchverb

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

Ringnoun

An elastic band partly or wholly encircling the spore cases of ferns. See Illust. of Sporangium.

Pitchverb

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

Ringnoun

A clique; an exclusive combination of persons for a selfish purpose, as to control the market, distribute offices, obtain contracts, etc.

‘The ruling ring at Constantinople.’;

Pitchverb

To set or fix, as a price or value.

Ringnoun

a characteristic sound;

‘it has the ring of sincerity’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringnoun

a toroidal shape;

‘a ring of ships in the harbor’; ‘a halo of smoke’;

Pitchverb

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

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

Ringnoun

a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling;

‘there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse’;

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.’;

Ringnoun

(chemistry) a chain of atoms in a molecule that forms a closed loop

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.

Ringnoun

an association of criminals;

‘police tried to break up the gang’; ‘a pack of thieves’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

the sound of a bell ringing;

‘the distinctive ring of the church bell’; ‘the ringing of the telephone’; ‘the tintinnabulation that so volumnously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

a square platform marked off by ropes in which contestants box or wrestle

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’;

Ringnoun

jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger;

‘she had rings on every finger’; ‘he noted that she wore a wedding band’;

Pitchnoun

promotion by means of an argument and demonstration

Ringnoun

a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration)

Pitchnoun

degree of deviation from a horizontal plane;

‘the roof had a steep pitch’;

Ringverb

sound loudly and sonorously;

‘the bells rang’;

Pitchnoun

any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue

Ringverb

ring or echo with sound;

‘the hall resounded with laughter’;

Pitchnoun

a high approach shot in golf

Ringverb

make (bells) ring, often for the purposes of musical edification;

‘Ring the bells’; ‘My uncle rings every Sunday at the local church’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringverb

be around;

‘Developments surround the town’; ‘The river encircles the village’;

Pitchnoun

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

‘the pitching and tossing was quite exciting’;

Ringverb

get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone;

‘I tried to call you all night’; ‘Take two aspirin and call me in the morning’;

Pitchnoun

the action or manner of throwing something;

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

Ringverb

attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify;

‘ring birds’; ‘band the geese to observe their migratory patterns’;

Pitchverb

throw or toss with a light motion;

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

Ringnoun

a small circular band, typically of precious metal and often set with one or more gemstones, worn on a finger as an ornament or a token of marriage, engagement, or authority

‘he had a silver ring on one finger’; ‘a bishop's ring’; ‘a diamond ring’;

Pitchverb

move abruptly;

‘The ship suddenly lurched to the left’;

Ringnoun

an aluminium strip secured round a bird's leg to identify it

‘I put a numbered ring on each bird's leg’;

Pitchverb

fall or plunge forward;

‘She pitched over the railing of the balcony’;

Ringnoun

a ring-shaped or circular object

‘an inflatable rubber ring’; ‘fried onion rings’;

Pitchverb

set to a certain pitch;

‘He pitched his voice very low’;

Ringnoun

a circular marking or pattern

‘she had black rings round her eyes’;

Pitchverb

sell or offer for sale from place to place

Ringnoun

a group of people or things arranged in a circle

‘a ring of trees’; ‘everyone sat in a ring, holding hands’;

Pitchverb

be at an angle;

‘The terrain sloped down’;

Ringnoun

a circular or spiral course

‘they were dancing energetically in a ring’;

Pitchverb

heel over;

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

Ringnoun

a flat circular device forming part of a gas or electric hob, providing heat from below

‘a gas ring’;

Pitchverb

erect and fasten;

‘pitch a tent’;

Ringnoun

a thin band or disc of rock and ice particles round a planet

‘Saturn's rings’;

Pitchverb

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

‘The pitcher delivered the ball’;

Ringnoun

short for tree ring

Pitchverb

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

Ringnoun

short for ring road

‘through traffic is diverted along the outer ring’;

Pitchverb

lead (a card) and establish the trump suit

Ringnoun

a circular prehistoric earthwork, typically consisting of a bank and ditch

‘a ring ditch’;

Pitchverb

set the level or character of;

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

Ringnoun

a person's anus.

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’;

Ringnoun

an enclosed space, surrounded by seating for spectators, in which a sport, performance, or show takes place

‘a circus ring’;

Pitchnoun

a standard degree of highness or lowness used in performance

‘the guitars were strung and tuned to pitch’;

Ringnoun

a roped enclosure for boxing or wrestling

‘a boxing ring’; ‘he was knocking me all round the ring’;

Pitchnoun

the steepness of a slope, especially of a roof.

Ringnoun

the profession, sport, or institution of boxing

‘Fogerty quit the ring to play professional rugby league’;

Pitchnoun

a section of a climb, especially a steep one.

Ringnoun

a group of people engaged in a shared enterprise, especially one involving illegal or unscrupulous activity

‘the police had been investigating the drug ring’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringnoun

a number of atoms bonded together to form a closed loop in a molecule

‘a benzene ring’;

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’;

Ringnoun

a set of elements with two binary operations, addition and multiplication, the second being distributive over the first and associative.

Pitchnoun

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

‘a football pitch’;

Ringnoun

an act of ringing a bell, or the resonant sound caused by this

‘there was a ring at the door’;

Pitchnoun

the strip of ground between the two sets of stumps

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

Ringnoun

each of a series of resonant or vibrating sounds signalling an incoming telephone call

‘she picked up the phone on the first ring’;

Pitchnoun

a delivery of the ball by the pitcher.

Ringnoun

a telephone call

‘I'd better give her a ring tomorrow’;

Pitchnoun

the spot where the ball bounces when bowled.

Ringnoun

a loud, clear sound or tone

‘the ring of sledgehammers on metal’;

Pitchnoun

a high approach shot on to the green.

Ringnoun

a set of bells, especially church bells.

Pitchnoun

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

‘he put over a very strong sales pitch’;

Ringnoun

a particular quality conveyed by something heard or expressed

‘the song had a curious ring of nostalgia to it’;

Pitchnoun

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

‘the traders had already reserved their pitches’;

Ringverb

surround (someone or something), especially for protection or containment

‘the courthouse was ringed with police’;

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’;

Ringverb

form a line round the edge of (something circular)

‘dark shadows ringed his eyes’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringverb

draw a circle round (something), especially to focus attention on it

‘an area of Soho had been ringed in red’;

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.

Ringverb

put an aluminium strip round the leg of (a bird) for subsequent identification

‘only a small proportion of warblers are caught and ringed’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringverb

put a circular band through the nose of (a bull, pig, or other farm animal) to lead or otherwise control it

‘in the mid 1850s there were fines for not ringing swine’;

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.

Ringverb

fraudulently change the identity of (a motor vehicle), typically by changing its registration plate

‘there may be an organization which has ringed the stolen car to be resold’;

Pitchnoun

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

Ringverb

short for ringbark

Pitchverb

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

‘you've pitched the melody very high’;

Ringverb

make a clear resonant or vibrating sound

‘a shot rang out’; ‘a bell rang loudly’;

Pitchverb

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

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

Ringverb

cause (a bell or alarm) to ring

‘he walked up to the door and rang the bell’;

Pitchverb

throw roughly or casually

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

Ringverb

(of a telephone) produce a series of resonant or vibrating sounds to signal an incoming call

‘the phone rang again as I replaced it’;

Pitchverb

fall heavily, especially headlong

‘she pitched forward into blackness’;

Ringverb

call for service or attention by sounding a bell

‘Ruth, will you ring for some tea?’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

sound (the hour, a peal, etc.) on a bell or bells

‘a bell ringing the hour’;

Pitchverb

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

‘all too often you pitch the ball short’;

Ringverb

call by telephone

‘Harriet rang Dorothy up next day’; ‘she rang to tell him the good news’; ‘I rang her this morning’;

Pitchverb

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

Ringverb

(of a place) resound or reverberate with (a sound or sounds)

‘the room rang with laughter’;

Pitchverb

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

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

Ringverb

(of a person's ears) be filled with a continuous buzzing or humming sound, especially as the after-effect of a blow or loud noise

‘he yelled so loudly that my eardrums rang’;

Pitchverb

make a bid to obtain a contract or other business

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

Ringverb

be filled or permeated with (a particular quality)

‘a clever retort which rang with contempt’;

Pitchverb

try to persuade someone to buy or accept (something)

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

Ringverb

convey a specified impression or quality

‘the author's honesty rings true’;

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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