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Found 3 items, similar to pit.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: pit lubang terowongan, mengadu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pit pit n 1: a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); “they dug a pit to bury the body” [syn: cavity] 2: a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) [syn: fossa] 3: the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed; “you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking” [syn: stone, endocarp] 4: a trap in the form of a concealed hole [syn: pitfall] 5: a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'" [syn: quarry, stone pit] 6: lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers [syn: orchestra pit] 7: a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it [syn: colliery] [also: pitting, pitted] pit v 1: set into opposition or rivalry; “let them match their best athletes against ours”; “pit a chess player against the Russian champion”; “He plays his two children off against each other” [syn: oppose, match, play off] 2: mark with a scar; “The skin disease scarred his face permanently” [syn: scar, mark, pock] 3: remove the pits from; “pit plums and cherries” [syn: stone] [also: pitting, pitted]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pit Pit \Pit\, n. [OE. pit, put, AS. pytt a pit, hole, L. puteus a well, pit.] 1. A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation; specifically: (a) The shaft of a coal mine; a coal pit. (b) A large hole in the ground from which material is dug or quarried; as, a stone pit; a gravel pit; or in which material is made by burning; as, a lime pit; a charcoal pit. (c) A vat sunk in the ground; as, a tan pit. [1913 Webster] Tumble me into some loathsome pit. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Any abyss; especially, the grave, or hades. [1913 Webster] Back to the infernal pit I drag thee chained. --Milton. [1913 Webster] He keepth back his soul from the pit. --Job xxxiii. 18. [1913 Webster] 3. A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively. [1913 Webster] The anointed of the Lord was taken in their pits. --Lam. iv. 20. [1913 Webster] 4. A depression or hollow in the surface of the human body; as: (a) The hollow place under the shoulder or arm; the axilla, or armpit. (b) See Pit of the stomach (below). (c) The indentation or mark left by a pustule, as in smallpox. [1913 Webster] 5. Formerly, that part of a theater, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theater. [1913 Webster] 6. An inclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats. “As fiercely as two gamecocks in the pit.” --Locke. [1913 Webster] 7. [Cf. D. pit, akin to E. pith.] (Bot.) (a) The endocarp of a drupe, and its contained seed or seeds; a stone; as, a peach pit; a cherry pit, etc. (b) A depression or thin spot in the wall of a duct. [1913 Webster] Cold pit (Hort.), an excavation in the earth, lined with masonry or boards, and covered with glass, but not artificially heated, -- used in winter for the storing and protection of half-hardly plants, and sometimes in the spring as a forcing bed. Pit coal, coal dug from the earth; mineral coal. Pit frame, the framework over the shaft of a coal mine. Pit head, the surface of the ground at the mouth of a pit or mine. Pit kiln, an oven for coking coal. Pit martin (Zo["o]l.), the bank swallow. [Prov. Eng.] Pit of the stomach (Anat.), the depression on the middle line of the epigastric region of the abdomen at the lower end of the sternum; the infrasternal depression. Pit saw (Mech.), a saw worked by two men, one of whom stands on the log and the other beneath it. The place of the latter is often in a pit, whence the name. pit stop, See pit stop in the vocabulary. Pit viper (Zo["o]l.), any viperine snake having a deep pit on each side of the snout. The rattlesnake and copperhead are examples. Working pit (Min.), a shaft in which the ore is hoisted and the workmen carried; -- in distinction from a shaft used for the pumps. [1913 Webster] Pit \Pit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pitted; p. pr. & vb. n. Pitting.] 1. To place or put into a pit or hole. [1913 Webster] They lived like beasts, and were pitted like beasts, tumbled into the grave. --T. Grander. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a face pitted by smallpox. [1913 Webster] 3. To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a contest; as, to pit one dog against another. [1913 Webster]

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