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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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