Explicație pit în Dicționarul Englez Englez

pit

(pit )

substantiv
a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
substantiv
lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
substantiv
a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
"a British term for `quarry'' is `stone pit''"

substantiv
a trap in the form of a concealed hole
substantiv
a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
"they dug a pit to bury the body"

substantiv
the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed
"you should remove the stones from prunes before cooking"

substantiv
a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
verb
remove the pits from
"pit plums and cherries"

verb
set into opposition or rivalry
"let them match their best athletes against ours"
"pit a chess player against the Russian champion"
"He plays his two children off against each other"

verb
mark with a scar
"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) cavity, pitfall, quarry, stone
(verb) mark, match, oppose, scar