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Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to set or play off one, or oneself, against another
“They strove to bring him face to face with, and to pit him against, his Freudian incarnation.”
Noun
The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine
“In experiments pitting the two in a Plexiglas arena, the metalmark faced down its nemesis time after time.”
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