: small holes or dents on a surface
: an arrangement of pits
: the action or process of forming pits
: the bringing of gamecocks together to fight
Examples of PITTING
- The car's paint showed some pitting from flying gravel.
- Her face had some minor pitting from the chicken pox.
First Known Use of PITTING
pitting noun (Medical Dictionary)
: the action or process of forming pits (as in acned skin, a tooth, or a dental restoration)
: the formation of a depression or indentation in living tissue that is produced by pressure with a finger or blunt instrument and disappears only slowly following release of the pressure in some forms of edema
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