Pitting

The process of making shallow pits in the soil to retain precipitation. It is usually done with a pitting machine or offset disk in the short-grass region.

pitting

(pit´ing) the formation, usually by scarring, of a small depression. the removal from erythrocytes, by the spleen, of such structures as iron granules, without destruction of the cells. remaining indented for a few minutes after removal of firm finger pressure, distinguishing fluid edema (pitting e...
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pitting

[n] - the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
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Pitting

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pit
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pitting

roughness noun the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
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Pitting

a form of extremely localized attack characterized by holes in the metal. Pitting is one of the most destructive and insidious forms of corrosion. Depending on the environment and the material, a pit may take months, or even years, to become visible.
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Pitting

A form of wear characterized by the presence of surface cavities, the formation of which is attributed to processes such as fatigue, local adhesion, cavitation or corrosion.
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Pitting

A localized disintegration taking the form of cavities at the surface of concrete.
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pitting

In dentistry, the formation of well defined, relatively deep depressions in a surface, usually used in describing defects in surfaces (often golds, solder joints, or amalgam). It may arise from a variety of causes, although the clinical occurrence is often associated with corrosion. ... See: pitting oedema, nail pits. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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pitting

Localized corrosion of a metal surface, confined to a point or small area, that takes the form of cavities or pits.
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Pitting

Surface voids caused by corrosion, erosion or cavitation.
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pitting

Type: Term Pronunciation: pit′ing Definitions: 1. In dentistry, the formation of well defined, relatively deep depressions in a surface, usually used in describing defects in surfaces (often golds, solder joints, or amalgam). It may arise from a variety of causes, although the clinical occurrence is often associated with corrosion. ...
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