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English noun: pitching

1. pitching (act) (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team

Broader (hypernym)playing

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. pitching (act) abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)

SamplesThe pitching and tossing was quite exciting.

Synonymslurch, pitch

Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement

Narrower (hyponym)careen, rock, sway, tilt

Domain categoryship

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