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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.

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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"It was all too much for our main pitch, it was being overused, so we have taken land adjacent to the club and, thanks to the funding we have received, we are constructing the second pitch.
When Nation Sport visited, a local taxi owners group was in the pitch playing and lauded the idea."We used to spend our money on miraa after work but we now have something useful to do after work which is good for our health," said Ahmed Abdinur, a local taxi owner and a member at the pitch.
They also installed pitches at the Zayed Sports City Stadium, where UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid played their opening match last week..
"Lots of clients will go to market to run a pitch thinking that, because the economy is a bit tight, agencies will be hungry for new business.
To be passed fit to host a rugby match, an artificial pitch must have an up-to-date certificate that demonstrates compliance with World Rugby rules.
If they are thrashed by South Africa in this ongoing series, they in turn could make pitches that spin viciously for South Africa's next visit to India.
"Our partnership with the IOG and the FA's Pitch Improvement Programme will give clubs an insight into how they can receive support with grant aid and education, while learning more about equipment which can improve their pitches."
Rush said he hoped the pitch would encourage a new generation of children to take up the beautiful game.
Although training adults to learn absolute pitch has been met with much skepticism, there now is evidence that it can be done.
However, Banks did not direct "Pitch Perfect 3." She handed off helming duties to Trish Sie.
Two more batters would have had to reach for a Golden Pitch to be thrown.
"People don't want to try to play because if it's a rutted pitch you could make a mistake and cost your side a goal.