pit englannista suomeksi
panna tappelemaan, panna vastakkain
(RQ:King James Version)
A section of the marching band containing mallet percussion instruments and other large percussion instruments too large to march, such as the tam. Also, the area on the sidelines where these instruments are placed.
A hole or trench in the ground, excavated according to grid coordinates, so that the provenance of any feature observed and any specimen or artifact revealed may be established by precise measurement.
A small surface hole or depression, a fossa.
(quote-journal)| title=Welcome to the plastisphere| passage=researchers noticed many of their pieces of marine debris sported surface pits around two microns across. Such pits are about the size of a bacterial cell. Closer examination showed that some of these pits did, indeed, contain bacteria, ….
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
(senseid) Formerly, that part of a theatre, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theatre.
(only used in).
The center of the line.
2007, Bob Swope, ''Youth Football Drills and Plays Handbook'' (page 29)
- The ball carrier can be with or without a football. For the “Head-On” tackle have the “Ball Carrier” stand right in front of the pit and face the tackler.
2018, Paul Zimmerman, ''The New Thinking Man's Guide to Professional Football''
- “They don't call the middle of the line The Pit for nothing. We really do get like animals, trying to claw one another apart in there. It is very hard in The Pit. No matter how it seems, no matter what the score shows, it's always hard. (..)
The emergency department.
2009, Julian Beirne, ''Diary of a Sapper'' (page 55)
- Many Bacardi & Cokes later I climbed up into my pit and fell into a deep sleep, and woke up at one thirty in the morning and threw up my tea.
An undesirable location, especially an unclean one.
''This house is a total pit. We've got to get out of here!''
''Get back to the pit, bitch!''
To make pits in; to mark with little hollows.
''Exposure to acid rain pitted the metal.''
To put (an animal) into a pit for fighting.
To bring (something) into opposition with something else.
''Are you ready to pit your wits against one of the world's greatest puzzles?''
2012 March 22, Scott Tobias, AV Club ''The Hunger Games''http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-hunger-games,71293/
- For the 75 years since a district rebellion was put down, The Games have existed as an assertion of the Capital’s power, a winner-take-all contest that touts heroism and sacrifice—participants are called “tributes”— while pitting the districts against each other.
2017 August 25, Aukkarapon Niyomyat & Panarat Thepgumpanat, "https://www.reuters.com/article/us-thailand-politics-yingluck-idUSKCN1B501Z Thai junta seeks Yingluck's arrest as former PM skips court verdict", in reuters.com, ''Reuters''
- That movement, pitted against a Bangkok-centered royalist and pro-military elite, has been at the heart of years of turmoil.
2017 August 25, "Arrest threat as Yingluck Shinawatra misses verdict", in aljazeera.com, ''Al Jazeera''
- Thaksin's ouster triggered years of upheaval and division that has pitted a poor, rural majority in the north that supports the Shinawatras against royalists, the military and their urban backers.
To return to the pits during a race for refuelling, tyre changes, repairs etc.
To remove the stone from a stone fruit or the shell from a drupe.
A bull terrier.
A seed inside a fruit.