WORD OF THE DAY

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pitch

You can stop making your pitch, Brandon.

It wasn't bad enough she had to pitch her cookies in front of him, now she was going to cry.

It was pitch dark and rainy.

I invited him to pitch shoes with me but he wouldn't have any of it.

"You be careful now," Leo called after him, "it's pitch black over there on the beach."

She was in the middle of every pitch and fully supported each note.

She sang right in the middle of every pitch and had a lovely vibrato.

There were three bedrooms but the largest one, presumably belonging to Howie, was located in the rear of the house where it remained pitch black.

Dean had opted to pitch his tent in City Park.

It was pitch black in the bedroom where I was supposed to get the suit.

Quinn returned to the hospital but Betsy and I remained at Howie's side in the pitch dark room.

I threatened him with a pitch fork and told him to get out and not come back.

His curiosity and agitation, like that of the whole crowd, reached the highest pitch at this fifth murder.

"Lise!" said Prince Andrew dryly, raising his voice to the pitch which indicates that patience is exhausted.

Any note may be a pitch note; for orchestras custom has settled upon a' in the treble clef, for organs and pianos in Great Britain c 2, and for modern brass instruments b flat'.

The pitch of the screw is the same as that of the measuring screw (50 threads to the inch), and its motion can be limited by a stop to half a revolution.

He further tells us this pitch was a tone, nearly a tone and a half, higher than a suitable church pitch (Chorton), for which he gives a diagram.

Praetor ius's Cammerton, or chamber pitch, formulated in his diagrams for voices and instruments, is, he says, a whole tone higher; equivalent, therefore, to a' 475.65.

PITCH The pitch of a musical sound is aurally defined by its absolute position in the scale and by its relative position with regard to other musical sounds.

A young forest growing up under your meadows, and wild sumachs and blackberry vines breaking through into your cellar; sturdy pitch pines rubbing and creaking against the shingles for want of room, their roots reaching quite under the house.