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Meaning of “pitted” in the English Dictionary

"pitted" in British English

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pittedadjective

uk   /ˈpɪt.ɪd/  us   /ˈpɪt̬-/
  • pitted adjective (HOLES)

covered with ​holes or ​lowareas: He'd had ​badacne as a ​youth and his ​face was pitted (= ​marked) withpockmarks.
  • pitted adjective (SEED)

US (UK stoned) with the pit (= ​seed)removed
(Definition of pitted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pitted" in American English

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pittedadjective

 us   /ˈpɪt̬·ɪd/
  • pitted adjective (OF SEEDS)

[not gradable] having the ​seedremoved: pitted ​cherries/​olives
  • pitted adjective (OF HOLES)

(of a ​surface) ​covered with ​holes: Their ​cars have been pitted by ​acidrain.
(Definition of pitted from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pitted”
in Chinese (Simplified) 洞, 有坑的, 有麻点的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洞, 有坑的, 有麻點的…
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