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pitch

 [pich]
1. a dark, more or less viscous residue from distillation of tar and other substances.
2. any of various bituminous substances such as natural asphalt.
3. a resin from the sap of some coniferous trees.
4. the quality of sound dependent on the frequency of vibration of the waves producing it.

pitch

(pich),
A resinous substance obtained from tar after the volatile substances have been expelled by boiling.
Synonym(s): pix
[L. pix]

pitch

(pich)
Auditory perception of tone on a scale ranging from low to high, based on the frequency of vibration of the object emitting the tone. For the human voice, pitch relates to frequency of vibration of the vocal folds.
See: voice, frequency
[L. pix]

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You need a high pitch shot that drops next to the flag and stops there: the Cut Lob.
Japanese star Shigeki Maruyama was chasing Lowery in second, while Fred Funk holed a pitch shot at the tenth for an eagle to put him in the hunt.
Thirty-year-old Scot Robertson, who had finished his opening 65 by sinking a 103-yard pitch shot, managed only a 74 to fall four behind the two new pacesetters, Dane Steen Tinning and Australian left-hander Nick O'Hern.
And defending champion O'Meara clinched an amazing victory when he sank a 30-yard pitch shot for an eagle at the final hole to edge out Zimbabwe's Nick Price.
Do you know the difference between a chip shot, pitch shot, flop shot, bump and run and a lob shot?
Keeping focus on the task at hand, Sarah's pitch shot back towards the green was struck well, landing just below the top of the bank and not quite on the green.
Poulter also finished in style with a birdie at the last, after hitting an exquisitely judged 40-yard pitch shot from the rough that barely cleared an overhanging tree branch.
Miss the fairway and a lay-up is almost certain, leaving a tricky pitch shot on to a green that slopes from back to front.
Woods had an uphill pitch shot that he tried to hit into the side of the hill to take some of the speed off, but instead it skipped across the green and into the rough on the other side.
Fisher's victory, of course, came on the very hole where Rose became a household name in 1998, holing a pitch shot to finish fourth in the Open when only 17.
After both players found the centre of the fairway Casey pushed his second into the rough while Khan found an identical position at the front of the green and saw Casey fluff his first pitch shot and saw his second go eight feet past the stick.
Each one of his four wins this year has failed to eclipse the 1998 Open climax when he announced his precocious talent by holing a 50-yard pitch shot to finish a remarkable fourth.