English definition of “pit”
/pɪt/ noun [C]
HOLE › a large hole which has been dug in the ground
SEED US (UK stone) › a large, hard seed that grows inside some types of fruit and vegetables
COAL (also US pit mine) › a place where coal is dug out from under the ground: Thousands of jobs were lost as more pits closed.
the pits › UK (US the pit) the place where racing cars stop to be repaired or filled with fuel during a race
be the pits informal › to be very bad: Our hotel was the absolute pits.