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pitting

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[ pit-ing ]
/ ˈpɪt ɪŋ /
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noun
the act or operation of digging a pit or pits.
the act or operation of placing in a pit or pits.
arranging or staging cockfights.
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Origin of pitting

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First recorded in 1655–65; pit1 + -ing1

Other definitions for pitting (2 of 2)

pitting2
[ pit-ing ]
/ ˈpɪt ɪŋ /

noun
the act of removing a pit or pits.

Origin of pitting

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Medical definitions for pitting

pitting
[ pĭtĭng ]

n.
The formation of well-defined, relatively deep depressions in a surface.
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