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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.
An inclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.
To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a contest; as, to pit one dog against another.
A depression or hollow in the surface of the human body
The hollow place under the shoulder or arm; the axilla, or armpit.
A depression or thin spot in the wall of a duct.
n. In optical recording, a microscopic hole in the information layer of a videodisc surface made by the recording laser beam. Recorded information is contained in the pits.
A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation
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.
A vat sunk in the ground; as, a tan pit.
A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively.
The endocarp of a drupe, and its contained seed or seeds; a stone; as, a peach pit; a cherry pit, etc.
referring to pitch or resin (_Pittosporum_ = "resinous seed")
To remove the seed from a piece of fruit by cutting around the sides of the fruit and pulling the seed away from the flesh.
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"
The shaft of a coal mine; a coal pit.
a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
Any mine, quarry, or excavation area worked by the open-cut method to obtain material of value.
" means an open excavation from which the raw mineral being mined is extracted."
An imperfection; a small crater in the surface of the plastic, with its width approximately the same as its depth.
A scar on a metal surface usually the result of extensive rusting.
mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
A non-removable imperfection found on the surface of a wafer.