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pitching

1. The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball.

2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone.

3. (Science: physics) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents. Pitching piece, the horizontal timber supporting the floor of a platform of a stairway, and against which the stringpieces of the sloping parts are supported.


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Shine dalgarno sequence

Think of it as a way of controlling how often a baseball pitching machine throws a ball. If there is a Shine-Dalgarno gear in place, the machine throws 100 balls a minute. If you take out the gear, it only throws 10 balls a minute. If each ball represents ...

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... surrounding the joint. A professional baseball pitcher experiences similar, although obviously heightened, effects in the various joints of his pitching arm. But assuming you haven't signed a multimillion dollar contract to constantly pop your knuckles, it hardly seems worth the possible risk ...

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clicking my big toes

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