pit crew

Definition of pit crew

:people who fix a race car during a race (as by replacing tires and refueling)

Word by Word Definitions

pit play
  1. : a hole, shaft, or cavity in the ground

  2. : mine

  3. : a scooped-out place used for burning something (such as charcoal)

  1. : to place, cast, bury, or store in a pit

  2. : to make pits in

  3. : to set (fighting birds, such as gamecocks) into or as if into a pit to fight

  1. : the stone of a drupaceous fruit

  1. : to remove the pit from (a fruit)

crew play
  1. : chiefly British past tense of crow

  1. : a band or force of armed men

  2. : a group of people associated together in a common activity or by common traits or interests

  3. : gang

  1. : to act as a member of a crew

  2. : to serve as a crew member on (a ship, an aircraft, etc.)


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