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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.
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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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Learning how to strike your pitch shots better will not take long at all.
The most common cause of poor contact in chip and pitch shots is looking for the ball before you have actually hit it!
This week's winner is Daisy Taylor of Carlisle who says: "I am scuffing virtually all my pitch shots and iron shots low and well right of the target.
FOR years my game has been fairly solid but recently for some reason I have started pulling my pitch shots to the left.
Pitch shots (20-50 yards, 10 balls) Ideally, your warm-up should start with some small swings where you concentrate on rhythm and ball striking.
'It is okay when I hit pitch shots but it is the longer ones that I feel it a little bit.
One of the most common problems club golfers experience in the short game is inconsistency of contact with their mid-range pitch shots.
My driving has improved, as has my putting, but I'm still pulling and pushing my pitch shots.
The quickest way to fix this problem is to practise hitting small pitch shots with a narrow stance.