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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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Keeping focus on the task at hand, Sarah's pitch shot back towards the green was struck well, landing just below the top of the bank and not quite on the green.
Miss the fairway and a lay up is almost certain, leaving a tricky pitch shot on to a green that slopes from back to front.
Woods had an uphill pitch shot that he tried to hit into the side of the hill to take some of the speed off, but instead it skipped across the green and into the rough on the other side.
This means the chip shot on to the green or the pitch shot is vital.
Fisher's victory, of course, came on the very hole where Rose became a household name in 1998, holing a pitch shot to finish fourth in the Open when only 17.
After both players found the centre of the fairway Casey pushed his second into the rough while Khan found an identical position at the front of the green and saw Casey fluff his first pitch shot and saw his second go eight feet past the stick.
Driver, 6-iron, 4-wood, 6-iron, 4-wood, 9-iron,'' Galvan described his winning tactics on the closing, downhill par-5, which he concluded with an eight-foot pitch shot into the 20-foot circle that constituted the cup - that after he hit the 4-wood 340 yards on his fifth shot.
Each one of his four wins this year has failed to eclipse the 1998 Open climax when he announced his precocious talent by holing a 50-yard pitch shot to finish a remarkable fourth.
I knew the pitch shot was perfect, but for it to go in was a real bonus," said the Paisley golfer, who only two weeks ago was joint third in the Alfred Dunhill championship in South Africa after a first round 62, the lowest round of his life.
My next shot was a 30-yard pitch shot off the green coming back," Parajeckas said.
Poulter also finished in style with a birdie at the last, hitting a fantastic pitch shot from the rough that barely cleared an overhanging tree branch.
Miss the fairway and a lay-up is almost certain, leaving a tricky pitch shot on to a green that slopes from back to front.