Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trench or pit, covered with glass, for protecting plants from frost.

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Examples

  • The ferrocement type of construction can be executed as either a self-supporting shell or an earth-pit lining.

    5. Biogas technique

  • Fig. 10.7: Constructional drawing of an earth-pit biogas plant with plastic-sheet gasholder

    10. Appendix

  • Fig. 10.7: Constructional drawing of an earth-pit biogas plant with plastic-sheet gasholder.

    10. Appendix

  • The plant consists of a simple, unlined earth-pit digester with a plastic-sheet cover serving as gasholder.

    6. Large-scale biogas plants

  • "But don't you think, papa, there may be something of worth lying even in the earth-pit, or at the bottom of the stagnant water in the forsaken quarry?"

    The Vicar's Daughter

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