1. [syn: pitting, roughness, indentation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pit \Pit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pitted; p. pr. & vb. n.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence
of corrosion [syn: pitting, roughness, indentation]