- n.井; 煤矿; 麻子; （赛车道旁的）修理加油站;
- vt.使竞争; 使有凹陷; 使留疤痕，使有斑点; 使表面有坑;
- vi.凹陷; 起凹点;
- 复数: pits;
- 第三人称单数: pits;
- 过去式: pitted;
- 过去分词: pitted;
- 现在分词: pitting;
We dug a deep pit in the yard.
The pit is being shut down because it no longer has enough coal that can be mined economically.
The pit is ventilated by a steel fan.
The debate will pit the industrial North against developing countries in the South.
A gold mine is not a bottomless pit, the gold runs out.
This area of former farmland was worked as a gravel pit until 1964.
He was convicted of failing to muzzle a pit bull.
He has to pit his wits against an adversary who is cool, clever and cunning.
He had to make four pit stops during the race.
I had a funny feeling in the pit of my stomach.
The problem is we don't have a bottomless pit of resources.
They went around the world in a week without a pit stop.
He's a bottomless pit as far as food is concerned.
Eric lost his footing and began to slide into the pit.
I'd like to pit my wits against the best.
The sides of the pit fell in and buried Tom and Dick.
They dug a pit to bury the rubbish.
There isn't a bottomless pit of money for public spending.
There was a low protecting wall to knock down the heat blasting from the pit of the furnace.
He worked all his life down the pit.
A sheep fell into a pit, and I helped it out.
Dig a pit and bury the garbage.
The pillars sustain the roof of the pit.
The children tumbled about in the sand pit.
A fall into the pit, a gain in your wit.
Does that metal pit after contact with acid?
By the time Shakespeare was twenty-five, Lyly, Peele, and Greene had made comedies that were at once popular and literary; Kyd had written a tragedy that crowded the pit; and Marlowe had brought poetry and genius to triumph on the common stage - where they had played no part since the death of Euripides.
1. a sizeable hole (usually in the ground);
"they dug a pit to bury the body"
2. a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
3. 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"
4. a trap in the form of a concealed hole
5. a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate;
"a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
6. lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
7. a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
1. 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"
2. mark with a scar;
"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
3. remove the pits from;
"pit plums and cherries"
be the pits
(informal)be extremely bad or the worst of its kind
dig a pit for
try to trap
the pit of one's (或 the) stomach
an ill-defined region of the lower abdomen regarded as the seat of strong feelings, especially anxiety
hole, cave, cavity, hollow, pit
凹痕，窝 豆凹 凹陷：用压力造成并短时保持的凹陷
- pit boss
The pit bosses are foremen.
- pit boss