Pit

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

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Famous quotes containing the word pit:

    Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one’s stomach the separation from terra ... these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known ... this is the only thing I can say about the matter. The utilitarian results do not interest me.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    The great snake lies ever half awake, at the bottom of the pit of the world, curled
    In folds of himself until he awakens in hunger and moving his head to right and to left prepares for his hour to devour.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one’s stomach the separation from terra ... these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known ... this is the only thing I can say about the matter. The utilitarian results do not interest me.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)