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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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"It's kind of like 'Filmmaker Idol,' "says one of last years winners, Brett Gaylor, who pitched his "Puff Daddy" doc.
Almost daily I pitched and sold stories to the major networks.
These days, a pitcher's workload is assessed by how many pitches he actually threw, rather than the number of innings he pitched. This information can now be found in most newspaper boxscores.
The problem is that the freshmen had hardly pitched until the end of the season when, with the staff sharply decimated, they were suddenly called upon for extra duty in the regionals.