pitted


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pit·ted

 (pĭt′ĭd)
adj.
1. Marked by pits.
2. Having the pit removed: pitted dates.

pitted

(ˈpɪtɪd)
adj
(Cookery) US and Canadian (of fruit) having had the stones extracted

pitted

(ˈpɪtɪd)
adj
(of a surface) covered with indentations
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pitted - pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)pitted - pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
cellular - characterized by or divided into or containing cells or compartments (the smallest organizational or structural unit of an organism or organization); "the cellular construction of a beehive"; "any effective opposition to a totalitarian regime must be secretive and cellular"

pitted

adjective scarred, marked, rough, scratched, dented, riddled, blemished, potholed, indented, eaten away, holey, pockmarked, rutty Everywhere building facades are pitted with bullet holes.
Translations

pitted

[ˈpɪtɪd] ADJ
1. [skin] → picado (de viruelas); [surface] → picado
2. (US) [fruit] → deshuesado, sin hueso

pitted

[ˈpɪtɪd] adj
[olives] → dénoyauté(e)
[surface] → constellé(e) de trous or de cratères; [face] → constellé(e) de cicatrices, grêlé(e)
the pitted surface of the moon → la surface constellée de cratères de la Lune
pitted with rust → piqué(e) de rouille
pitted with bullet holes → criblé d'impacts de ballespituitary gland [pɪˈtjuːɪtəriglænd] nhypophyse f, glande f pituitaire

pitted

[ˈpɪtɪd] adj pitted with (potholes) → pieno/a di; (chickenpox) → butterato/a da
References in classic literature ?
As for the bargain, it was wrinkled slyness and craft pitted against native truth and sagacity.
And all the men of the same rank were pitted against each other; the accounts of each were kept separately, and every man lived in terror of losing his job, if another made a better record than he.
Below the hat was a lean, long, sallow face, deeply pitted with the smallpox, and characterized, very remarkably, by eyes of two different colors -- one bilious green, one bilious brown, both sharply intelligent.
Very orderly and methodical he looked, with a hand on each knee, and a loud watch ticking a sonorous sermon under his flapped waist-coat, as though it pitted its gravity and longevity against the levity and evanescence of the brisk fire.
I felt that fate had pitted me against this man, and one of us must fall.
Well then," said the farmer, "this son of mine who is going to be a bachelor, fell in love in the said town with a damsel called Clara Perlerina, daughter of Andres Perlerino, a very rich farmer; and this name of Perlerines does not come to them by ancestry or descent, but because all the family are paralytics, and for a better name they call them Perlerines; though to tell the truth the damsel is as fair as an Oriental pearl, and like a flower of the field, if you look at her on the right side; on the left not so much, for on that side she wants an eye that she lost by small-pox; and though her face is thickly and deeply pitted, those who love her say they are not pits that are there, but the graves where the hearts of her lovers are buried.
It was strength pitted against subtlety, and the match was a merry one.