pitch(redirected from Pitch (disambiguation))
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
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.