inspection pit

inspection pit

n
(Automotive Engineering) a hole in the floor of a garage, etc from which the underside of a vehicle can be examined and serviced
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When I reached the safety of home I told no one of the incident at the inspection pit. I hoped the man who hauled me out would tell no one either.
According to the project's blueprints, the work on the track also requires a brake-test hill, along with an inspection pit shelter and lighting.
At the front on each side of the deep garden is a driveway offering parking for several cars and leading to two brick garages, one of which has an inspection pit and hoist.
The large rear garden has a big brick store with a pitched roof which has the potential for various other uses and the side garage includes an inspection pit, particularly useful for the home mechanic.
The workers were in an inspection pit at Imperial Tankers, on Preston Farm Industrial Estate, Stockton, when they were "struck by a piece of lifting equipment".
There is an animal store with former stables, a garage with inspection pit and an additional storage area.
There are gardens to the front and rear and a driveway for multiple vehicles, plus a detached garage with storage loft and vehicle inspection pit.
A new maintenance facility at ScotRail's Shields Depot features bespoke inspection pit access platforms from SEMMCO.
Externally, there is a garage with inspection pit and a separate single garage.
Mr Christodoulides was tied to a chair and tortured at his home in Kilburn, northwest London, before Papalexis dumped his body in a garage inspection pit and fled to Florida.
The accident happened as James McBurnie was in an inspection pit underneath a vehicle, removing its fuel tank.

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