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Noun
A large hole in the ground
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“Below, the stream tumbles noisily into a large pit broken by an enormous spike of rock.”
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A (small) indentation in a surface
“Let us take Weismann's own illustration of the small pit in the skin of the ear which was passed on from generation to generation.”
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The stone of a fruit
“Jab the cherry's indentation with the tip of the chopstick. If you aim it right, the cherry's pit will pop right out through the other end.”
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A quarry or mine
“The miners often have a cold feeling in their stomach while working in the pit.”
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The absolute lowest level of something, literally or figuratively
“It seemed the priestess was peering into the dark, filthy pit of his soul.”
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A mark, typically from physical trauma or damage
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An arena for recreation or spectating
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(religion) A state of eternal punishment and damnation into which a sinner passes after death
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A point, especially the lowest point, far below the surface
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Pilot compartment
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A pit or covered cistern used to collect sewage and waste water
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A place where people meet in secret, typically to engage in an illicit activity
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A source of water, usually from a hole in the ground
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A large room or building for indoor sports
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The cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder
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Commodities market
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An enclosure where pigs are kept
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A fixed bunk on a ship, train, or other means of transport
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A large underground room or chamber, especially one used for storage
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An object for holding or transporting something
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A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body
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Picture house
Verb
To make a hollow or indentation in the surface of
“Because the vapor bubbles contain high energy, they etch, or pit, the surface of the metal they strike.”
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To set or play off one, or oneself, against another
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“They strove to bring him face to face with, and to pit him against, his Freudian incarnation.”
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To remove seed or seeds from
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To bring into competition or conflict with
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To blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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To pierce and make a hole or holes in
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To delve into or hollow out a surface or ground
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