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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"

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. Jamie Chadwick:

    Walking up and down the paddock, obviously people were pitching to me 'today that was a bit dominant' but... we're all in the same cars and sharing each others' data and onboards, so especially in the dry it's going to be close... the longer tests we've done, you wouldn't believe how close it gets and that's all because we're all sharing each others' data.

  2. Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta:

    I was a little off with my command, i was able to keep them off balance later in the game. Pitching to contact was the goal today and I did a pretty good job of that.

  3. Liz Bernich:

    Its wild, people have just been pitching in, wanting to help.

  4. Buster Posey:

    I think a lot of things in this game are contagious — hitting’s contagious, defense is contagious and I think pitching is, too, somebody goes out and has a good outing and the next guy wants to follow it up. I think we’re seeing some of that. Hopefully it’s a wave we can continue to ride. It’s been fun to be a part of.

  5. Dansby Swanson:

    Everything he threw was on the edge, he was mixing up his pitches well. It was like he was pitching in ways we haven’t necessarily seen before. He was really, really good.

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