Pitching

Pitch"ing

, n. 1. The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball.
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2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone. Mayhew.
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3. (Hydraul. Eng.) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents.
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Pitching piece (Carp.), the horizontal timber supporting the floor of a platform of a stairway, and against which the stringpieces of the sloping parts are supported.
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