Definition of pitted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪtɪd/


1Having a hollow or indentation on the surface: his jowled and pitted face
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  • And, as many cyclists would testify, smooth roads without pitted surfaces and random holes would be a good start.
  • The civic body spent money creating a pitted surface along the subway, to discourage the legion of poster-stickers.
  • Sown after the weather has warmed, the black seeds of the ridged loofah are slightly longer, lacking the rim, but with a pitted surface.
2(Of a fruit) having had the stone removed: pitted black olives
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  • There being nothing so undignified as a pitted cherry, I suggest that you leave them unpitted, which is the traditional way, and simply warn everyone to beware of the stones.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 10 minutes, while you cut the pitted black and green olives into small bits and rinse and chop the capers.
  • In the fall and winter, thin slices or chunks of apple or pear work nicely, and I've heard tell of a prune clafoutis as well, for which the pitted dried fruits are first marinated overnight in Armagnac.

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