1. A large flat surface that slopes down from a central high point or any thing or any action that can be easily associated with this in context, especially a tent.
As a Noun:
1. A shelter made of canvas or nylon, which you sleep in when you are camping. It is held up by poles and ropes. English = tent.
2. A large round tent, usually with a pitched roof, that a circus uses for its performances. English = big top.
3. A pitched concave roof on a building, especially in the oriental style.
As a Verb or Adjective:
1. To pitch a tent.