What does Pitching mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pitchingnoun

    (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team

  2. lurch, pitch, pitchingnoun

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

    "the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"


  1. pitching

    Pitching generally refers to the act of throwing a ball towards a target. It is a term most commonly used in sports such as baseball and cricket. However, it can also refer to the process of presenting or proposing an idea, project, or product to someone with the aim of convincing them to accept or approve it. In the context of aviation, pitching refers to the movement of an aircraft around its lateral axis, causing the nose to move up or down.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pitching

    of Pitch

  2. Pitchingnoun

    the act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball

  3. Pitchingnoun

    the rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone

  4. Pitchingnoun

    a facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. pitching

    The plunging of a ship's head in a sea-way; the vertical vibration which her length makes about her centre of gravity; a very straining motion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pitching in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pitching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Pitching in a Sentence

  1. New York:

    We can call it aggressive because of the way Walker was pitching, right? he didn’t deserve to be out of the game, but the back-to-back plays just led to that decision.

  2. Minnesota Twins:

    The system right now makes a lot more sense than potentially bringing up 40 men, making 10 pitching moves a game, having three pinch-runners and two defensive replacements every game, it was a little circus-y at times the way games would be played in September and it doesn’t even resemble the game we play all year long and now it will. I think that’s a good thing.

  3. Josh Hader:

    Absolutely, that’s what it takes, big guys stepping up and getting us hits and the pitching staying strong. At the end of the day, as long as we can limit the hits we give up and continue to hit the ball and play good baseball, that’s what you want.

  4. Dave Roberts:

    You win with starting pitching and I believe we have the best starting pitching in baseball, i love where we’re at.

  5. Eduardo Escobar:

    It’s a really, really, really tough moment for everybody, when hitting is good, pitcher not throw well. When pitching good, hitters not hitting. I still believe in my guys.

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