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Pitch may refer to:
- Pitch (resin), a viscous substance produced by plants or formed from petroleum
- Pitch (card game)
- Sales pitch
- Pitch (music), the perceived frequency of sound including "definite pitch" and "indefinite pitch"
- Absolute pitch or "perfect pitch"
- Pitch class, shows distinct frequencies on musical notation.
- Relative pitch
- Pitch accent, a form of emphasis in speech
- Pitch, one of the angular degrees of freedom (mechanics)
- Pitch (aviation), along with roll and yaw, an aspect of aircraft flight dynamics
- Roof pitch relates to the slope and inclination angle
- Pitch or grade (slope), the steepness of a slope or an object confirming to a slope
- Pitch, or rake, in geology, the angle between a line and the strike of the plane on which it was found
"Pitch" is widely used to describe the distance between repeated elements in a structure possessing translational symmetry:
- Dot pitch in images
- Pitch (screw) the distance between turns of a screw thread
- Pitch (gear), the distance between a point on one tooth and the corresponding point on an adjacent tooth
- Seat pitch, the spacing between seat rows in an aircraft
- Pin pitch, the distance between pins in electronics packaging
- The distance between bits in a parallel integrated circuit element such as a register file.
- The spacing between characters in a text.
- Pitch (typewriter), the number of characters and spaces in one inch of running text
- The reciprocal of pitch (the linear measurement) is spatial frequency, measured in cycles per metre or other units of equivalent physical dimensionality.
Sports and recreation
- Pitch (ascent/descent), a term used in climbing and caving
- Pitch (baseball), a throw of a baseball from the pitcher to the catcher
- Pitch (sports field), a field of play, usually outdoors
- A lateral pass in football
- The process of assembling a tent
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