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Last edited 17 Feb 2020
In the construction industry, the word 'pitch' can refer to:
- A sloping or 'pitched' roof.
- The angle of inclination between the horizontal and a line connecting the nosings of a stair.
- The angle of any other sloping elements above the horizontal.
- A presentation or submission intended to win a contract.
- A viscous material extracted from petroleum, coal tar, or plants that can be used to seal wooden containers or in road or roof construction. Generally the work 'pitch' is used to refer to more viscous varieties, while 'tar' is used to refer to more liquid varieties.
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