Pitted
Pitted Pit"ted (p[i^]t"t[e^]d), a. 1. Marked with little pits, as in smallpox. See {Pit}, v. t., 2. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Having minute thin spots; as, pitted ducts in the vascular parts of vegetable tissue. [1913 Webster]


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  • pitted — index blemished, marred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pitted — pitted1 [pit′id] adj. having had the pits removed pitted2 [pit′id] adj. marked with pits or hollows …   English World dictionary

  • pitted — pit|ted [ˈpıtıd] adj 1.) covered with small marks or holes on the surface ▪ a red faced man with pitted cheeks pitted with ▪ The desert roads are pitted with potholes. 2.) a pitted fruit has had the single hard seed removed from it ▪ pitted… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pitted — [[t]pɪ̱tɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Pitted fruits have had their stones removed. ...green and black pitted olives. 2) ADJ: oft ADJ with n If the surface of something is pitted, it is covered with a lot of small, shallow holes. Everywhere building… …   English dictionary

  • pitted — adjective 1 having small marks or holes in the surface: His skin was pitted like orange peel. (+ with): The cylinders were pitted with corrosion. 2 a pitted fruit has had the single, hard seed removed from it: pitted cherries | pitted olives …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pitted — pit|ted [ pıtəd ] adjective 1. ) a pitted surface has small marks or holes in it: pitted skin 2. ) a pitted fruit has had the seed taken out of it: pitted dates …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pitted — UK [ˈpɪtɪd] / US [ˈpɪtəd] adjective 1) a pitted surface has small marks or holes in it pitted skin 2) a pitted fruit has had the seed taken out of it pitted dates …   English dictionary

  • Pitted — Pit Pit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pitting}.] 1. To place or put into a pit or hole. [1913 Webster] They lived like beasts, and were pitted like beasts, tumbled into the grave. T. Grander. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitted — Ⅰ. pit [1] ► NOUN 1) a large hole in the ground. 2) a mine or excavation for coal, chalk, etc. 3) a hollow or indentation in a surface. 4) a sunken area in a workshop floor allowing access to a car s underside. 5) an area at the side of a track… …   English terms dictionary

  • pitted — pitted1 /pit id/, adj. marked or scarred with pits: a pitted complexion. [bef. 1050; OE pytted (not found in ME); see PIT1, ED3] pitted2 /pit id/, adj. (of fruit) having the pit removed: a pitted olive. [PIT2 + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

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