An excavation or pit
An empty space or a missing part; a gap:
An armpit is defined as the body part underneath the area where the arm meets the shoulder.
lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
A pitted area in a tooth caused by caries.
(Intransitive) To dig a tunnel or hole; to burrow in the earth.
To put a mark upon; to make recognizable by a mark.
(Countable) The material dug out in making a channel or cavity.
A flooring of parquetry
A square or diamond-shaped piece of glass, tile, etc.
To enclose in or as if in a cavern.
(Slang) To fail completely
A geographic area, such as a sinkhole or basin, that is lower than its surroundings.
To clean and coat (the bottom of a wooden ship) with pitch.
To wear a deep ditch or channel in.
To behave riotously; carouse:
To pit, cover, or scar with pockmarks
(Slang) To penetrate (someone) sexually.
Of a cave passage, to end in a sump, or to fill completely with water on occasion.
To verge or border (on); come close
(Manner) Accurately, competently, satisfactorily.
The definition of a mountain is a part of Earth that is very wide, has a taller height than a hill and often has steep sides, or it is a large pile of something.
(Intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.
A region drained by a single river system:
The quality or condition of being concave
A slight hollow
A heat sink
A natural depression in a land surface formed by the dissolution and collapse of a cavern roof. Sinkholes are roughly funnel-shaped and on the order of tens of meters in size. They generally occur in limestone regions and are connected to subteranean passages.
A pit for garbage, excrement, etc.
A deep hole or pit in the ground, usually covered, to receive drainage or sewage from the sinks, toilets, etc. of a house
In the wrong way; contrary to the right course.
To place in opposition or competition; pit:
To compete with; to strive against.
The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
A tiny crystal or other particle, as one added to a solution or liquid to start crystallization
Curving outward, like the outer boundary of a circle or sphere.
Removal of dirt.
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A coal mine together with its physical plant and outbuildings.
a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate
A lightly covered pit used as a trap for animals
(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment; - John Milton; ; -Dr. Johnson
To leave lasting signs of damage on:
(Christianity) The abode of God, the angels, and the souls of those who are granted salvation.
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