pitted definition

  • adjective:
    • Marked by pits.
    • obtaining the pit removed: pitted dates.
    • Having a surface marked by pits; pockmarked or alveolate
    • Having had the pits removed
    • Marked with little to no pits, as in smallpox. See pit, v. t., 2.
    • Having moment slim spots.
    • pitted with cell-like cavities (as a honeycomb)
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of pit.
  • others:
    • Marked thickly with pits or little depressions: as, a face pitted by smallpox; specifically, in botany, having pits or punctations, once the walls of many cells; in zoology, having many punctations, as a surface; foveolate; areolate.
    • In leather-based manufacturing, stated of skins having little places or holes within the whole grain which mark but don't pierce it. They're caused by decomposition or occasionally by the activity of sodium.

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