Pit

A small membranous area of a generally thick cell wall.

pit

  1. a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
  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
  4. a trap in the form of a concealed hole
  5. a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
  6. lowered area in front of a stage where an orchest......

    pit

    A small hole (depression) occurring as an imperfection within a layer which does not penetrate entirely through the layer (as, for example, the conductive foil on a PWB).
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    Pit

    The pea gravel area
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    pit

    Type of mine where a large hole is dug in the ground to extract the valuable material.
    Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22291

    Pit

    • A cellar or excavation used for refuge from a cyclone, or tornado. • (n.) A depression or thin spot in the wall of a duct. • (n.) A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively. • (n.) The shaft of a coal mine; a coal pit. • (n.) The indentation or mark left by......
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    pit

    (from the article `mining`) Open-pit mining often (but not always) results in a large hole, or pit, being formed in the process of extracting a mineral. It can also result in a ...
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    pit

    (pit) a fovea or indentation, either normal or abnormal. pockmark. to become and remain indented for a few minutes when pressure is applied; see pitting.
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    pit

    noun a trap in the form of a concealed hole
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    pit

    quarry noun a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; `a British term for `quarry` is `stone pit``
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    Pit

    [game] Pit is a fast-paced card game for three to seven players, designed to simulate open outcry bidding for commodities. The game was developed for Parker Brothers and first sold in 1904. This popular version of the game was developed by Edgar Cayce, who would also become famous for his psychic predictions. The inspirations were the Chica...
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    Pit

    [Kid Icarus] Pit has appeared in various media, as well as making various cameo appearances in other Nintendo games. He appeared as one of the playable fighters in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, as well as one of the recurring characters in Captain N: The Game Master cartoon series, though in the latter he was known as Kid Icarus. Since his intro...
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    Pit

    [nuclear weapon] The pit is the core of an implosion weapon – the fissile material and any neutron reflector or tamper bonded to it. Some weapons tested during the 1950s used pits made with U-235 alone, or in composite with plutonium, but all-plutonium pits are the smallest in diameter and have been the standard since the early 1960s. ==P...
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    Pit

    [open outcry] http://lancastercountymuseums.org/i/padutchvismast.jpg ...
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    Pit

    Pit noun [ Middle English pit , put , Anglo-Saxon pytt a pit, hole, Latin puteus a well, pit.] 1. A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation ; specifically: (a) The shaft of a coal mi...
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    Pit

    Pit transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pitted ; present participle & verbal noun Pitting .] 1. To place or put into a pit or hole. « They lived like beasts, and were pitted like beasts, tumbled into the gr...
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    Pit

    A contained unit usually with concrete walls in which liquid or semi-liquid manure is stored.
    Found on http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/ag101/dairyglossary.html

    Pit

    A dental sealant (also called a pit and fissure sealant) is a plastic professionally-applied material that is put on the chewing surfaces of back teeth to prevent cavities. Sealants provide a physical barrier so that cavity-causing bacteria cannot invade the pits and fissures on the chewing surfaces of teeth.
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    Pit

    a group of blackjack tables
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    Pit

    A heat sensitive organ in Crotalid snakes and some Boids. In pit vipers (crotalids) it is located between the nostril and the eye. In boids there are several located on the lips.
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    Pit

    A microscopic depression in the recording layer of a disc. Pits are usually 1/4 of the laser wavelength so as to cause cancellation of the beam by diffraction.
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    Pit

    a pinpoint depression in the occlusal surface od a tooth.
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    Pit

    A recessed area found on the surface of a tooth, usually where the grooves of the tooth meet.
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    pit

    A small, sharply defined area in the wall of a plant cell that remains thin while the rest of the wall becomes thickened. Pits appear as depressions in the cell wall. They coincide in position with pits in the walls of adjacent cells and are separated from them by a pit membrane consisting of middle...
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    Pit

    A specific area of the trading floor that is designed for the trading of commodities, individual futures, or option contracts.
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