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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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The pair were pitched against each other during last month's B international between Scotland and the Republic of Ireland and Hunt came off second-best when going for a ball against the Tannadice centre-half.
The Grand Cherokee is firmly pitched against the Land Rover Discovery or Range Rover, and offers a six-version range in three trim levels from pounds 29,500 to pounds 38,000.
Sharon Osbourne could be pitched against Paul O'Grady in a new role as teatime chat show host on ITV.
Scotland has also been pitched against the three main England strikers between now and the end of the season.
After that it looks likely the programme will be pitched against ITV's long running Blind Date which is hosted by Cilla Black.
And with the Barcelona Dragons guaranteed the host spot in this year's World Bowl, the Claymores are pitched against the Monarchs, the Admirals, Frankfurt Galaxy and Rhine Fire for the remaining final place.
But it will be pitched against ITV1's Grease is the Word, starting April 7.
Tonight they will be pitched against Brazil in a glamour friendly at White Hart Lane that will be the toughest challenge many of the Welsh players have ever faced.
Percy Park's first league encounter saw them pitched against a powerful Middlesborough outfit which took a 3-0 lead through a penalty conversion before Park moved ahead with a try from Dan O'Sullivan.
Erddig was pitched against against Blenheim Palace,Burghley House, Castle Howard, Chatsworth,Hampton Court Palace,Hardwick Hall,Holkham Hall,Knole, Manderstom House and Royal Pavilion Brighton.