pitch forward

pitch forward

to jerk or thrust forward. Suddenly the car pitched forward, jerking the passengers around. We pitched forward inside the car as we went over the bumpy road.
See also: forward, pitch
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He was held up off the pace and was beginning to make some sustained headway when he appeared to pitch forward over a furlong out.
We receive hundreds of email pitches and press releases each day, so here's how to make sure you put your best pitch forward.
The long tail and large flight surface provided by the long feathers was shown to be efficient in controlling decent speed and the natural tendency to pitch forward or back during decent.
As the helo began rolling out of the turn, the main rotors struck the left side of the wash, causing the fuselage to pitch forward resulting in additional contact of the main rotors with the wash floor.
Oldham CCG is implementing innovative solutions, such as their 'Dragon's Den' project which invites internal members to pitch forward thinking ideas.
This meant that even after the compartments were sealed once the ship was struck, the water could spill into adjacent compartments as the ship began to pitch forward.
But Neath boss O'Leary did not put the pitch forward as an excuse after witnessing his players gifting possession to the opponents with monotonous regularity.
Research in embodied cognition has shown that people pitch forward when they talk about events in the future, for instance, but lean back when they discuss the past.
IF THEY'VE BEEN LEFT OFF, THE SEAT PITCH FORWARD DURING TRAVEL AND THROW THE DRIVER INTO THE YOKE.
But the snipers in the doorway already have their scoped, high-powered rifles locked in, and the bullets fly until the targets pitch forward, kicking and writhing in their death throes.
I adjusted my pitch forward slightly to decrease the climb angle.
Bewildered and weak, he staggered into the lake for another drink, only to stumble, pitch forward, and drown.
The reader may lose his balance, pitch forward and end up spread-eagled over the lectern.
But this plunges us moderns into a kind of headlong pitch forward (une fuite en avant, in French) that is highly destabilizing.