Noun Definition


1.Definition: (auto racing) an area at the side of a racetrack where the race cars are serviced and refueled

Category: Objects

2.Definition: (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

"Hurl'd headlong...To bottomless perdition, there to dwell", "A demon from the depths of the pit", "Hell is paved with good intentions"

Related Noun(s):hell, inferno, perdition

Category: General

3.Definition: (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on

Category: Objects

4.Definition: a concavity in a surface (especially an anatomical depression)

Related Noun(s):fossa

Category: General

5.Definition: a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)

"They dug a pit to bury the body"

Related Noun(s):cavity

Category: Objects

6.Definition: a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

"A British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'"

Related Noun(s):quarry

Category: Objects

7.Definition: a trap in the form of a concealed hole

Related Noun(s):pitfall

Category: Objects

8.Definition: a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

Related Noun(s):colliery

Category: Objects

9.Definition: an enclosure in which animals are made to fight

Category: Objects

10.Definition: lowered area in front of a stage where an orchestra accompanies the performers

Category: Objects

11.Definition: the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed

Related Noun(s):endocarp, stone

Category: Plants