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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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Had the Dodgers put at least two runners on base (creating the potential of a Series-winning three-run home run), a Golden Pitch could have been thrown.
This will make the pitcher throw strikes, and will drive up his pitch count.
In other words, Movable Do abandons any sense of absolute pitch to achieve relative pitch.
Pitch Like A Girl: How A Woman Can Be Herself And Still Succeed discusses many of the "brain sex" differences between men and women.
The nut replaces the old smaller nut on the sham puller, so now we can screw it into the pitch shaft to remove the pitch beam without any damage.
This restructuring of Bird-Johnson's fixed pitch propeller operations will double manufacturing and employment capacity at the Mobile facility.
Analysis of thermomechanical pulp (TMP) samples, inside and outside of pitch season, suggests that deposit outbreaks relate more to the composition of wood pitch than to the absolute amount of pitch present in the system.
On Monday, Johanna Ilejay (Palmdale) pitched four innings, combining with Nicole Torres (Quartz Hill/Antelope Valley College) on a six-hitter in District 51's 3-0 victory over Southwest Region champion Hallettsville, Texas -- meaning both Ilejay and Torres were available to pitch in Tuesday's games against the Philippines and East Region champion Connecticut.
Whenever I hear about a thrower who has a curve ball (or any other breaking pitch), I will discover that the pitch is actually a fastball that goes inside, outside, up, or down
That pitch is the one on which Lowe had become much too reliant against left-handed hitters, which meant he was throwing fewer sinkers, which in turn meant his mechanics on his sinker were becoming less consistent, which in turn meant the pitch had become less dependable.
Don't be afraid to call a pitch in the dirt on a 1-2 or 0-2 count.