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epitomize, pitch

2009.06.01

epitomize = példálózik, összefoglal

1. exemplifyto be a highly representative example of a type, class, or characteristic
This incident epitomizes all that is wrong with modern society.

To be a typical example of: behavior that epitomizes selfishness.

best example, best copy

2. summarizeto write a brief summary of a piece of writing ( formal )

pitch = dob, hajít (lejtés, csúcspont, eladóhely)

Eljutottunk egy megint 1000 dolgot jelentő szóhoz.

Hogy megértsük, nézzük az alapjelentést:

A pitch dobnit, hajít jelent, kidob

a. To throw, usually with careful aim. See Synonyms at throw.

b. To discard by throwing: pitched the can out the window.

1. transitive and intransitive verb throw something: to throw or hurl something

2. transitive verb throw something away: to throw something out or hurl something away to get rid of it

Tehát a pitch alapvetően a dobással, ahíjtással függ össze. Eladni valamit talán ötletet hajítunk? Lejt, csúcs ... amit elhajítunk az bizonyos szögben emelkedik, majd süllyed.

Nos, íme

 

1. transitive and intransitive verb throw something: to throw or hurl something

2. transitive verb throw something away: to throw something out or hurl something away to get rid of it

 

3. transitive and intransitive verb baseball throw ball to batter: in baseball, to throw a ball from the mound to the batter

4. transitive and intransitive verb golf hit ball high: in golf, to hit a high ball, usually onto the green and often with some backspin so that it does not roll too far on landing


5. transitive verb set up temporary structure: to set up a camp, tent, marquee, or other temporary structure

6. transitive verb secure something in ground: to secure, embed, or implant something in the ground
pitch tent stakes

7. transitive and intransitive verb fall or make somebody fall down: to fall or stumble, especially headfirst, or make somebody or something do this


8. transitive and intransitive verb slant in particular way: to slope in a particular way or to a particular degree, or make something do this
a steeply pitched roof

9. intransitive verb nautical wobble up and down: to move in a rolling alternate front to rear motion, e.g. in rough water or turbulent air currents

10. transitive verb try to sell or promote something: to try to sell or promote something, often in an aggressive way
pitched his budget proposal to Congress

11. transitive verb set something at level: to put, set, or have something at a particular level, e.g. of intensity or comprehension
a show pitched at an audience in their 20s


12. transitive verb music set instrument to particular key: to set a musical instrument to a particular key

13. transitive verb card games lead card to establish trumps: to lead a card of a particular suit in order to establish that suit as trumps for the trick

14. intransitive verb give enthusiastic support: to provide enthusiastic support for somebody or something

 

NOUN

1. particular degree of something: a particular degree or level of something
Their anticipation had been at fever pitch for days.


2. music particular frequency of single note: the level of a sound in a musical scale, according to its frequency

3. U.K. field for ball game: a playing area for a team ball game

4. baseball throw of ball to batter: in baseball, the act or an instance of the pitcher throwing the ball from the mound to the batter

5. golf high ball: in golf, a shot, especially one from fairway to green, in which the ball lofts high in the air, often with some backspin, so that it does not roll too far on landing

6. way of throwing something: a particular way or manner of throwing something, especially a ball

7. method of persuasion: an attempt to persuade somebody to accept or buy something ( informal )
unwanted telephone sales pitches at inconvenient times

8. construction roof angle: the angle of slope of a roof expressed in degrees

9. degree of slope of something: the degree, direction, or extent of a slope, especially of a hill, road, or other feature

10. geology tilt of geologic formation: the inclination from the horizontal of a geologic formation or structure such as a vein or stratum

11. architecture very top of something: the highest point of something such as an arch

12. aviation angle of propeller: the angle formed between the plane of a propeller blade and the plane of rotation of the propeller

13. tossing motion: an act or instance of pitching up and down, e.g. in rough water or air turbulence

14. mechanical engineering distance between threads or gear teeth: the distance between corresponding points on adjacent threads on a screw or teeth on a gear

15. climbing distance separating climbers: the distance between climbers making an ascent or descent using the same ropes, equal to one rope length or less

 

1. noun The relative highness or lowness of a musical note
2. verb To throw an object in a particular direction
3. verb To get rid of; to throw away into the trash
4. noun A statement used for advertisement

 

1. When you inhale helium, it raises the pitch of your voice.
2. He pitched the baseball from the mound.
3. This is broken. Just pitch it.
4. He gave us his sales pitch

 Egy kis wiki:

Aeronautics, engineering, seamanship, and science

  • Pitch (flight), the movement of an aircraft around its lateral axis, or a measure of the degree to which an aircraft's nose tilts up or down; see also blade pitch further below
  • Pitch (resin), a viscous liquid derived from plants or petroleum products, often used for waterproofing and sealing
  • Pitch Pine, a tree species rich in resin
  • Pitching, a cocking movement between fore and aft of a given naval or air vessel

[edit] Measurement

From Wiktionary:

The distance between evenly spaced objects, the angle at which an object sits, or the rotation angle about the transverse axis.

  • Blade pitch, a measure of the angle of attack of a propeller
  • Roof pitch Relates to the slope and inclination angle of a roof in building construction. A roof is considered pitched with a gradient greater than 15 degrees or a slope greater than 3.215 in 12. The primary purpose of a pitched roof is to redirect rainwater. In general, the pitch of the roof is proportional to the amount of precipitation. Houses in areas of low rainfall frequently have roofs of low pitch while those in areas of high rainfall and snow, have steep roofs. The longhouses of Papua New Guinea, for example, being roof-dominated architecture, the high roofs sweeping almost to the ground. The high steeply-pitched roofs of Germany and Holland are typical in regions of snowfall. In parts of the North America such as Buffalo or Montreal Canada, there is a required minimum slope of 6 inches in 12 inches, a pitch of 30 degrees.

    Carpenters frame rafters to "pitch" a roof. A roof's pitch is the measured vertical rise divided by the measured horizontal span, the same thing as what is called "slope" in geometry. Roof pitch is typically expressed as a rational fraction. Having twice as much rise per span, a shed pitched roof has twice the pitch as a gable pitched roof has for the same span.[1] Having two gradient exposure planes, often called a "pitched roof" is more correctly a "double-pitched roof". Mono-pitched roofs have one gradient exposure plane. Gable and other split opposed-slope pitched roofs allow for shorter primary structures with a corresponding conservation of materials.

  • Dot pitch, the distance between dots in a computer display
  • Roof pitch, the ratio of vertical over horizontal measurements in carpentry
  • Screw pitch, the distance from the crest of one screw thread to the next
  • Seat pitch, the arrangement of seats on an aircraft

[edit] Sales and marketing

  • Elevator pitch, a very short sales pitch
  • An elevator pitch (or elevator speech) is an overview of an idea for a product, service, or project. The name reflects the fact that an elevator pitch can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride (for example, thirty seconds and 100-150 words).The term is typically used in the context of an entrepreneur pitching an idea to a venture capitalist or angel investor to receive funding. Venture capitalists often judge the quality of an idea and team on the basis of the quality of its elevator pitch, and will ask entrepreneurs for the elevator pitches to quickly weed out bad ideas and weak teams.A variety of other people, including entrepreneurs, project managers, salespeople, evangelists, policy-makers, job seekers, and speed daters commonly use elevator pitches to get their point across quickly.
  • Pitchware, a synonym for adware
  • Pitch (filmmaking), a sales pitch in the movie industry A pitch is a concise verbal (and sometimes visual) presentation of an idea for a film, generally made by a screenwriter or director to a producer or studio executive in the hope of attracting development finance to pay for a screenplay to be written. Pitches are usually made in person, although they can be made over the phone or, occasionally, pre-recorded on audio or videotape.A good pitch is generally between five and ten minutes long and lays out the premise, hook and essential beats of the story, along with thumbnail sketches of the principal characters (often including the names of actors who might play the roles), and a clear idea of the genre, tone, likely audience, and budget level. If an executive is interested in a pitch, he or she may ask to see a treatment. If not, the executive will often follow up with "What else have you got?"óFor this reason, a wise supplicant will be prepared to pitch a second and possibly third idea without hesitation.

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[edit] See also

Pitchfork

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A pitchfork next to a compost bin

A pitchfork is an agricultural tool with a long handle and long, thin, widely separated pointed tines (also called prongs) used to lift and pitch (throw) loose material, such as hay, leaves, grapes, dung or other agricultural materials. Pitchforks typically have from two to six tines with different lengths and spacing depending on purpose. They are usually made of steel with a long wooden handle, but may also be made from wood, wrought iron, bamboo, alloy etc. In some parts of England a pitchfork is known as a prong.[1] The pitchfork is similar to the shorter and sturdier garden fork.

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