a person who works in a pit, as in coal mining.
Machinery. any of certain types of connecting rods.
Other definitions for Pitman (2 of 2)
Sir Isaac, 1813–97, English inventor of a system of shorthand.
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How to use pitman in a sentence
pitman is likely to quickly issue an injunction while the renewed litigation is pending.Supreme Court says Texas abortion providers may proceed with challenge of six-week ban, leaves law in effect for now | Robert Barnes | December 10, 2021 | Washington Post
Just 48 hours later, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay of pitman’s ruling, which put the law back into effect.The Supreme Court Will Consider the Texas Abortion Law. Their Decision Could Change the Court—and the Country | Abigail Abrams | November 1, 2021 | Time
The state of Texas quickly appealed pitman’s decision, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals—which previously paused proceedings on another lawsuit brought by providers—could soon render it moot.A court has blocked the Texas abortion ban but clinics are proceeding with caution | Courtney Vinopal | October 7, 2021 | Quartz
Any action pitman takes in response to the lawsuit is likely to be appealed to the 5th Circuit and, eventually, to return to the high court.Justice Department sues Texas to block six-week abortion ban | Devlin Barrett, Ann Marimow | September 10, 2021 | Washington Post
In that case, pitman had scheduled a hearing to consider whether to block enforcement of the ban before it took effect.Justice Department sues Texas to block six-week abortion ban | Devlin Barrett, Ann Marimow | September 10, 2021 | Washington Post
In fact, unlike his colleague Karim Nader, Roger pitman refused to comment on their findings so far.
We desire here to express appreciation for the valuable assistance of Mr. Norman Hinsdale pitman.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
It seems strangely like old times to me to be making these jottings in pitman's shorthand.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
Judge pitman tells me that one of the reasons why Cooley and his wife disagree is that there is such a difference in their height.
pitman's imagination sometimes glows with unnatural heat, and he may have embellished the original narrative of Mrs. Cooley.
We procured some additional boards, and while pitman seized the sufferer by one arm I grasped the other.
British Dictionary definitions for pitman (1 of 2)
mainly Scot and Northern English a person who works down a mine, esp a coal miner
British Dictionary definitions for Pitman (2 of 2)
Sir Isaac. 1813–97, English inventor of a system of phonetic shorthand (1837)
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