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Ring

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.

pitch

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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7 : to move in such a way that one end falls while the other end rises <The ship pitched in a rough sea.
I pitched 13 games in a row and pitched 208 innings of relief.
Silva has pitched for the JetHawks in parts of the last five seasons.
He was named first-team All-Pacific-10 after ranking second in the conference in innings pitched, third in strikeouts and fifth in ERA.
Somehow, Ervin Santana, Kelvim Escobar and Francisco Rodriguez kept their bodies free from injury and disease and pitched eight innings of effective relief to help the Angels eliminate the Yankees with a 5-3 win.
You can ask anybody that's ever pitched there (Coors Field), that they don't want to make a living there or want to try to,'' Chacon said.