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English Dictionary: pitting by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
pitting
n
  1. the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    Synonym(s): pitting, roughness, indentation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Pit \Pit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pitted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Pitting}.]
      1. To place or put into a pit or hole.
  
                     They lived like beasts, and were pitted like beasts,
                     tumbled into the grave.                     --T. Grander.
  
      2. To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a
            face pitted by smallpox.
  
      3. To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a
            contest; as, to pit one dog against another.
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