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re- +‎ pitch


repitch (third-person singular simple present repitches, present participle repitching, simple past and past participle repitched)

  1. (transitive) To apply a new coating of pitch (oil and tar distillate) to.
    • 1940, Herbert Lloyd Hind, Brewing: science and practice, Volume 2 (page 855)
      In many breweries the casks are repitched every time before use.
  2. (transitive) To change (a sound) to a different pitch.
    • 2010, Nick Collins, Introduction to Computer Music (page 69)
      Sample-based synthesis exploits the ability to repitch by a change of playback rate, to create simulations of existing instruments from digital recordings.
  3. (transitive) To set up (a tent) again.
    • 1999, Rick Ridgeway, The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2 (page 147)
      There was no choice but to repitch the tents and radio their failure to cross.
  4. (transitive) To propose or promote (an idea) again.
    • 2005, Adams Media, Adams Job Interview Almanac (page 299)
      For example, if I was trying to repitch an idea to a producer who had already turned it down, I would say something like, "I remember you said you didn't like my idea because there was no women's angle. Well, here's a great one that both of us must have missed during our first conversation."