Engelsk ordbog

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Engelsk navneord: pit

1. pit (om ting) a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey dug a pit to bury the body.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cavity

Mindre specifikke termerhole, hollow

Mere specifikke termerbarbecue pit, borrow pit, divot, fire pit, quicksand, sandpit, sawpit, tar pit, trou-de-loup

2. pit (om form) a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)fossa

Mindre specifikke termerbodily cavity, cavity, cavum, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature

Mere specifikke termerepigastric fossa, glenoid cavity, glenoid fossa, glenoid fossa, mandibular fossa, pit of the stomach

3. pit (om plante) the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou should remove the stones from prunes before cooking.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)endocarp, stone

Mindre specifikke termerpericarp, seed vessel

Mere specifikke termercherry stone, peach pit

4. pit (om erkendelse) (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell.
A demon from the depths of the pit.
Hell is paved with good intentions.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Hell, infernal region, Inferno, nether region, perdition

Mindre specifikke termerfictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place

Mere specifikke termerGehenna, hellfire, red region, Tartarus

Overordnet emneområdeChristian religion, Christianity

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)heaven

5. pit (om genstand) an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

Mindre specifikke termerenclosure

Mere specifikke termercockpit

6. pit (om genstand) (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on

Mindre specifikke termerarea

Omfatter disse overordnede termercommodities exchange, commodities market, commodity exchange

7. pit (om genstand) (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled

Mindre specifikke termerarea

Overordnet emneområdeauto racing, car racing

8. pit (om genstand) a trap in the form of a concealed hole

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)pitfall

Mindre specifikke termertrap

9. pit (om genstand) a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)quarry, stone pit

Mindre specifikke termerexcavation

Mere specifikke termerchalk pit, chalkpit, gravel pit

10. pit (om genstand) lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)orchestra pit

Mindre specifikke termerarea

Omfatter disse overordnede termerhouse, theater, theatre

11. pit (om genstand) a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)colliery

Mindre specifikke termerwork, workplace

Omfatter disse specifikke termercoal mine, coalpit, mine

Engelsk udsagnsord: pit

1. pit (om konkurrence) set into opposition or rivalry

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet them match their best athletes against ours.
Pit a chess player against the Russian champion.
He plays his two children off against each other.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)match, oppose, play off

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerconfront, face

2. pit (om relation) mark with a scar

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe skin disease scarred his face permanently.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mark, pock, scar

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerblemish, deface, disfigure

Mere specifikke termercicatrise, cicatrize, pockmark

Kan forårsageincise

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningmark, nock, score

3. pit (om ændring) remove the pits from

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPit plums and cherries.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)stone

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerremove, take, take away, withdraw

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