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Noun: pitting  pi-ting
  1. The formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    - roughness, indentation
Verb: pit (pitted,pitting)  pit
  1. Set into opposition or rivalry
    "pit a chess player against the Russian champion";
    - oppose, match, play off
  2. Mark with a scar
    "The skin disease pitted his face permanently";
    - scar, mark, pock
  3. Remove the pits from
    "pit plums and cherries";
    - stone

Derived forms: pittings

Type of: blemish, confront, corroding, corrosion, deface, disfigure, erosion, face, remove, take, take away, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Pitting