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Pitching


PITCH'ING, participle present tense Setting; planting or fixing; throwing headlong; plunging; daubing with pitch; setting, as a tune.

1. adjective Declivous; descending; sloping; as a hill.

PITCH'ING, noun In navigation, the rising and falling of the head and stern of a ship, as she moves over waves; or the vertical vibration of a ship about her center of gravity.

PITCH'-ORE, noun Pitch-blend, an ore of uranium.