pitch englannista suomeksi
kaupata, kaupitella, myydä
lyödä lyhyt korkea lyönti
lyhyt korkea lyönti
kohdistaa, asettaa tietylle tasolle
To cover or smear with pitch.
- “Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch.”
1704 (published), year written unknown, (w), ''On the Death of Amyntas''
- Soon he found / The welkin pitch'd with sullen clouds.
(senseid) The act of pitching a baseball.
''A helical scan with a pitch of zero is equivalent to constant z-axis scanning.''
The angle at which an object sits.
September 28, 1710, (w), ''Whig-Examiner'' No. 2
- He lived at a time when learning was at its highest pitch.
1748, (w), ''(w)'', Oxford University Press (1973), section 11:
- But, except the mind be disordered by disease or madness, they never can arrive at such a pitch of vivacity
(quote-book)| title=(w)|chapter=5| passage=In the eyes of Mr. Farquhar Fenelon Cooke the apotheosis of the Celebrity was complete. The people of Asquith were not only willing to attend the house-warming, but had been worked up to the pitch of eagerness.
2014, James Booth, ''Philip Larkin: Life, Art and Love'' (page 190)
- In this poem his 'vernacular' bluster and garish misrhymes build to a pitch of rowdy anarchy (..)
An area in a market (or similar) allocated to a particular trader.
1975, Tom A. Cullen, ''The Prostitutes' Padre'' (page 94)
- Another reason is that the prostitute who makes her pitch at Marble Arch stands a chance of being picked up by an out-of-town business man stopping at one of the hotels in the vicinity, and of being treated to a steak dinner (..)
A point or peak; the extreme point of elevation or depression.
1967, Anthony Greenbank, ''Instructions in Mountaineering'' (page 84)
- You through|lead "through" instead — your companion leads a pitch, then you join him. But instead of swapping over at the ice axe belay, you carry on in the lead, cutting or kicking steps until you are about twenty feet above.
A vertical cave passage, only negotiable by using rope or ladders.
A person's or animal's height.
That point of the ground on which the ball pitches or lights when bowled.
A descent; a fall; a thrusting down.
The point where a declivity begins; hence, the declivity itself; a descending slope; the degree or rate of descent or slope; slant.
The limit of ground set to a miner who receives a share of the ore taken out.
(senseid) To throw.
To play baseball in the position of pitcher.
To throw away; discard.
To promote, advertise, or attempt to sell.
To deliver in a certain tone or style, or with a certain audience in mind.
To fix or place a tent or temporary habitation; to encamp.
- Laban with his brethren pitched in the Mount of Gilead.
(quote-book)|publisher=William Heinemann|location=London|page=103|passage=Half a dozen deserted boats pitched aimlessly upon the confusion of the waves.
To bounce on the playing surface.
To alight; to settle; to come to rest from flight.
- the tree whereon they bees pitch
To fix one's choice.
a. 1694, (w), ''The Precepts of Christianity not grievous''
- Pitch upon the best course of life, and custom will render it the more easy.
(quote-book)|title=(w)|publisher=James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.|location=London|volume=1|page=53|passage="'Tis very unlucky that we didn't pitch on a sound one, when there were so many more of 'em!"
To plunge or fall; especially, to fall forward; to decline or slope.
To set or fix.
To discard for some gain.
''The pitch of middle "C" is familiar to many musicians.''
'' Bob, our pitch, let out a clear middle "C" and our conductor gave the signal to start.''
To produce a note of a given pitch.
- (..) now the orchestra is playing yellow cocktail music and the opera of voices pitches a key higher.
To fix or set the tone of.
1955, Stout|Rex Stout, "Die Like a Dog", in Three Witnesses (book)|''Three Witnesses'', October 1994 Bantam edition, (ISBN), pages 196–197:
- His "hello" was enough to recognize his voice by. I pitched mine low so he wouldn't know it.
pitch (sales patter, inclination)