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3 definitions found
 for pitman
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pitman \Pit"man\, n.; pl. Pitmen.
     1. One who works in a pit, as in mining, in sawing timber,
        etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Mach.) The connecting rod in a sawmill; also, sometimes,
        a connecting rod in other machinery.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Pitman
      n 1: English educator who invented a system of phonetic
           shorthand (1813-1897) [syn: Pitman, Sir Isaac Pitman]
      2: someone who works in a coal mine [syn: coal miner,
         collier, pitman]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Pitman, NJ -- U.S. borough in New Jersey
     Population (2000):    9331
     Housing Units (2000): 3653
     Land area (2000):     2.293609 sq. miles (5.940420 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.026479 sq. miles (0.068580 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.320088 sq. miles (6.009000 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            59070
     Located within:       New Jersey (NJ), FIPS 34
     Location:             39.731347 N, 75.129547 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     08071
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Pitman, NJ
      Pitman
  

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