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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.
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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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Depth related to the angle of attack for a gear of 100:1, where the total pitch refers to 100 revolutions times the propeller pitch of 47 cm.
For airplanes with variable-pitch props, the best-glide speed is determined by assuming that "the means to change the propeller pitch is still operational and, therefore, the propeller should be set at the minimum drag configuration.