- [C]坑 a hole in the ground
- [C]煤矿,矿坑 a coal mine
- vt. 使有麻子; 使有凹陷 mark with pits
- a sizeable hole (usually in the ground);
"they dug a pit to bury the body"
- a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)
- 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"
- (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment;
"Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell"
"a demon from the depths of the pit"
"Hell is paved with good intentions"
- an enclosure in which animals are made to fight
- (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on
- (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled
- a trap in the form of a concealed hole
- a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate;
"a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"
- lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers
- a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it
- 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"
- mark with a scar;
"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
- remove the pits from;
"pit plums and cherries"
- The children were playing in the sand pit.
- They dug a pit to bury the rubbish.
- I've got quite used to working in the pit.
- The ground was pitted by the heavy rain.
- The managers want to pit the champion against an unknown.
They dug a pit to bury the rubbish.
He worked all his life down the pit.
Earthquake pitted the surface of the earth.
His forehead was pitted by chicken pox.
- be the pits
极坏,最糟糕be very bad or the worst example of sth
The comedian's performance was the pits! 这喜剧演员的表演糟透了。
- 极坏,最糟糕be very bad or the worst example of sth
- pit against( v.+prep. )
使与…相斗cause to struggle against pit sb against sb
He pitted John against Paul.他使约翰反对保罗。
They pitted two cocks against each other.他们使两只公鸡相斗。
- 使与…相斗cause to struggle against pit sb against sb
- a pit in the earth 地下的洞穴
A land of deserts and of pittes.出自：Bible (AV): Jeremiah
We looked down into two massive pits, ten or fifteen feet deep.出自：J. Reed
Jean was in a deep pit of depression.出自：fig.
Bryan ate a cherry, putting the large pit neatly into an empty dish.出自：J. May
They..were pitted like beasts, tumbled into the graue.出自：T. Granger
He dug and pitted the potatoes.出自：S. G. Osborne
- pit:pit n. 深坑, 深渊, 陷阱, （物体或人体表面上的）凹陷, (英国剧场的)正厅后排、正厅后排的观众vt. 窖藏, 使凹下, 去...之核, 使留疤痕, 使竞争vi. 起凹点, 凹陷 英英解释:…