Pit or PIT may refer to:
- Armpit, a body part
- Ball pit, a recreation structure
- Casino pit, the part of a casino which holds gaming tables
- Trapping pit, pits used for hunting
- Pit, one of many indentations used to store data on a Compact Disc
- Pit, an area of a racetrack where pit stops are conducted
- Pit, a part of a trading floor where open outcry takes place
- PIT-1, a gene
- Pit bull, a breed of dog
- Pit cave, a natural cave containing a vertical shaft
- PIT maneuver, a method used by law enforcement
- Party of Independence and Labour, a Senegalese political party
- Open-pit mines, pits in the earth used for extracting minerals
- Point-in-time, tuple-versioning in a relational database management system
- WF-31, a cocaine analogue
- John Pitts (Catholic scholar) (1560−1616), also spelled Pits or Pitseus
- A coal mine, also known as a pit in parts of England
Other articles related to "pit":
... Until 1999, Martinsville was notorious for having two pit roads ... The backstretch pit road was generally avoided because if a team had to pit there during a caution period, any car pitting on the frontstretch had the advantage of ... This was rectified when pit road was reconfigured to extend from the entrance of turn 3 to the exit of turn 2 ...
... From then on until 1989 when the pit closed most Baddesley men worked in some capacity at the mine ... A memorial to all the men who worked in the mines, in the form of a pit head winding wheel was erected on the common on the site of the old Maypole pit ...
... waving around of lapped cars that did not pit ... Pit stall selection for each race would be determined by the qualifying order of the previous round at the track of the same type (e.g ... points from 2010, and the Indy 500, which carries its own pit selection process ...
... Exhibits from the pit may be seen in the Messel town museum, the Museum of Hessen in Darmstadt (5 km from Messel) and also the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt (some 30 km from Messel) ... Casual visitors can park close to the pit and walk around 300 m to a viewing platform overlooking the pit ... Entrance to the pit is only possible as part of a specially organized tour ...
... A pit school was a covert school for African American children from the time when they were prevented from receiving an education due to repression and lack of freedom of assembly ... A pit would be dug and covered over ... A pit school is referred to in the book Nightjohn by Gary Paulsen ...
Famous quotes containing the word pit:
“There are those who would keep us slipping back into the darkness of division, into the snake pit of racial hatred, of racial antagonism and of support for symbols of the struggle to keep African-Americans in bondage.”
—Carol Moseley-Braun (b. 1947)
“The site of the true bottomless financial pit is the toy store. Its amazing how much a few pieces of plastic and paper will sell for if the purchasers are parents or grandparent, especially when the manufacturers claim their product improves a childs intellectual or physical development.”
—Lawrence Kutner (20th century)
“For tamed and shabby tigers
And dancing dogs and bears,
And wretched, blind pit ponies
And little hunted hares.”
—Ralph Hodgson (c. 18711962)