from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by pits.
- adj. Having the pit removed: pitted dates.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pit.
- adj. Having a surface marked by pits; pockmarked or alveolate
- adj. Having had the pits removed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Marked with little pits, as in smallpox. See pit, v. t., 2.
- adj. Having minute thin spots.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Marked thickly with pits or small depressions: as, a face pitted by smallpox; specifically, in botany, having pits or punctations, as the walls of many cells; in zoology, having many punctations, as a surface; foveolate; areolate.
- In leather manufacturing, said of skins having little spots or holes in the grain which mark but do not pierce it. They are caused by decomposition or sometimes by the action of salt.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
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