garbage pitch

garbage pitch

[′gär·bij ‚pich]
(materials)
Dark-brown to black pitch material obtained as a by-product residue from the burning of garbage; properties are analogous to complex hydrocarbons; used to make paints, varnishes, tarred paper, and waterproofing compound.
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Celtic took full advantage to go eight points clear with their late win at Kilmarnock and Davie Mair, Glasgow, said: "Great result on that garbage pitch. That's the title in the bag."
Celtic boss Ronny Deila was right to say we won't produce top footballers if we develop them on garbage pitches.