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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. Chip Hale:

    Nobody should be pitching the ball by somebody's head. It is not the place to go, you just can't do that. People always say he didn't mean to do it. He probably didn't mean to do it, but nobody knows that.

  2. Carolina Lacerda:

    We grabbed our work briefcases and toured the world pitching deals with the idea that Brazil had finally become attractive in dollar terms, september's here and a lot fewer deals than we wished were concluded. It's been bad.

  3. Mark Buehrle:

    If it's a rookie pitching or a guy that's been around for a while, we've got that feel of whose butt are we going to kick today, that's a good feeling. We haven't had that the couple of years I've been here.

  4. Bryce Harper:

    It was kind of the perfect storm for them, not signing me, they were able to go out and get the starting pitching that they needed and the pitching that they needed for their bullpen.

  5. Dave Roberts:

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

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