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A place on an exchange assigned for the trading of certain commodities, futures, or options. It is also called a pit or a trading pit.


The slope of a roof, sidewalk, or other surface. The Americans with Disabilities Act has specific requirements for the pitch of access ramps leading to building entrances.

Example: Figure A has a 1:12 pitch because the slope rises 1 foot for every 12 feet of distance. Figure B has a 1:6 pitch.

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26 dot pitch and resolutions up to 1200X1000 ranges from $100 to $200, while a comparable flat screen is about $300 to $500.
23 mm horizontal dot pitch for crisp focus and a space to accommodate an Optional Compaq USB Hub.
28 dot pitch is 28/100ths of a millimeter from one red dot to another red dot.
22mm horizontal dot pitch for superb image quality and super sharp edge-to-edge focus.
EIZO's New FlexScan T960 Boasts Flatter Screen Design, Superior Dot Pitch
Each of the two displays will be a 22 m x 9 m full HD screen featuring high-luminance light-emitting diodes (LEDs) aligned in a 8 mm dot pitch (see "Specifications" below) installed on each of the stadium's two side stands.
24 mm aperture grille dot pitch across the screen and a full complement of adjustments optimized for text and graphics, the Diamond Plus 200 offers the sharpest, brightest and clearest picture of any of Mitsubishi's Diamond Plus models.