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 for Pitting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pit \Pit\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pitted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To place or put into a pit or hole.
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              They lived like beasts, and were pitted like beasts,
              tumbled into the grave.               --T. Grander.
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     2. To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a
        face pitted by smallpox.
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     3. To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a
        contest; as, to pit one dog against another.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence
           of corrosion [syn: pitting, roughness, indentation]

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