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pitch2

 
pronunciation:
pIch
part of speech: noun
definition: a thick, black, sticky material made from coal or wood tar. Pitch is used for paving roads and covering roofs to protect them from water.
He bought five gallons of pitch for the new roof.
synonyms:
asphalt, tar
similar words:
resin
derivation: pitchlike (adj.)