Pitter
Pitter Pit"ter, n. A contrivance for removing the pits from peaches, plums, and other stone fruit. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pitter — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Josef Bonaventura Pitter (1708–1764), böhmischer Mönch und Historiker Klaus Pitter (* 1947), österreichischer Cartoonist, Illustrator Přemysl Pitter (1895–1976), tschechischer Pädagoge und Humanist René… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pitter — Pit ter, v. i. To make a pattering sound; to murmur; as, pittering streams. [Obs.] R. Greene. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pitter — I. ˈpid.ə(r), itə intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: imitative 1. : chirr, stridulate pittering grasshoppers 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pitter — 1. noun a) See pitter patter. b) A device that removes pits from fruit such as olives or cherries. 2. verb To make a pattering sound …   Wiktionary

  • pitter — n. person or thing that removes the large seed from fruit; person or thing that makes holes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pitter — pit·ter …   English syllables

  • pitter-patter — [pit′ər pat΄ər] n. [ME pyter pater: echoic] a rapid succession of light beating or tapping sounds, as of raindrops adv. with a pitter patter vi. to fall, move, etc. with a pitter patter …   English World dictionary

  • Pitter-patter — Pit ter pat ter, adv. With, or with the sound of, alternating light beats; as, his heart went pitter patter. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pitter-patter — Pit ter pat ter, n. A sound like that of alternating light beats. Also, a pattering of words. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pitter Patter — is a song written by Brian Wilson, Mike Love and Al Jardine for the American pop band The Beach Boys. It was released on their 1978 album M.I.U. Album . Details * Written by: Brian Wilson/Mike Love/Al Jardine * Album: M.I.U. Album * Time: 3 min… …   Wikipedia

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