Noun(1) a sizeable hole (usually in the ground(2) a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression(3) the hard inner (usually woody, as peaches or plums or cherries or olives(4) (Christianity(5) an enclosure in which animals are made to fight(6) (commodity exchange(7) (auto racing(8) a trap in the form of a concealed hole(9) a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate(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(1) set into opposition or rivalry(2) mark with a scar(3) remove the pits from
(1) What they really seek to know is, how do they find someone who can actually exert some traction to help pull them out of the pit of depression.(2) He promptly drove into a huge, open manure pit .(3) John kicked a fruit pit across the road into a door.(4) Which laps were you supposed to pit for your second stop?(5) In such contests, according to law-enforcement officials, two dogs are placed in a pit or similar area enclosed with plywood walls.(6) We had to pit under green and got a couple laps down.(7) Without him, the slow dive into the pit of despair would be relentless.(8) The show goes ahead come rain or shine, the fourth wall is constantly broken and those in the pit are almost on-stage.(9) the trading pit of the Singapore International Monetary Exchange(10) it is a very bad idea to try and climb into the lion pit at the zoo.(11) At each fighting session, the animals are paired off against each other in a small pit or arena, enclosed by plywood or galvanised walls.(12) Each hollow is the partly infilled remains of an extraction pit or mine shaft cut through the chalk to reach seams of flint below.(13) In the field on top of the brow was a ventilation shaft which descended to the depths of the coal pit below.(14) I also intended fishing another small gravel pit, a pit hardly fished but from which I'd heard rumours of tench to over 8 pounds.(15) The only weak point in the engineering is the lack of distinction between the chamber orchestra in the pit and the larger orchestra in the back.(16) To cut an avocado, hold it in your hand and slice through the skin and the flesh to the pit all the way around, lengthwise.