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Definition of PITS
Pronunciation : PITS

noun : PITS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); "they dug a pit to bury the body" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression) ;

  • 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) an enclosure in which animals are made to fight ;

  • 6. (

    ) (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on ;

  • 7. (

    ) (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled ;

  • 9. (

    ) a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'" ;

  • 10. (

    ) lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers ;

  • 11. (

    ) a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it ;

verb : PITS

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) remove the pits from; "pit plums and cherries" ;


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