Definition of Pittings

1. pitting [n] - See also: pitting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pittings

pitted-shelled turtle
pitted keratolysis
pitted tubeshoulder
pitted tubeshoulders
pitten
pitter
pitter-patter
pittered
pittering
pitters
pittie
pitties
pitting
pitting corrosion
pitting oedema
pittings (current term)
pittite
pittites
pittle
pittle-pattle
pittled
pittles
pittling
pittosporum
pittosporums
pitty
pitty-pat
pitty-patty
pituicyte
pituicytes

Literary usage of Pittings

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1. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1869)
"5 o represents a portion of the upper part of the roots of the tooth near the point of junction of the two fangs, and is characterized by minute pittings, ..."

2. An Account of a West Indian Sanatorium and a Guide to Barbados by Joseph Henry Sutton Moxly (1886)
"... of this unusual absence of surface-water where the rain-fall is so great as in Barbados— Cole's cave—Curious and unexplained " pittings " in the roof of ..."

3. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1895)
"These pittings are found as small as -rV inch in diameter, but embedded grains of quartz have been found only -j\j inch in diameter. ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Gas Institute by American Gas Institute (1907)
"Mr. AA Knudson found deep outside and inside pittings in Albany in 1899. ... Electrolytic pittings were found on many sections near the joints, ..."

5. Irrigation Practice and Engineering by Bernard Alfred Etcheverry (1915)
"The pittings occur where the metal and coating are defective. The tubercles are largely ferric-hydrate; they start from the ..."

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