a sample of new steel taken for chemical analysis during teeming.
[pit-saw] /ˈpɪtˌsɔ/ noun 1. a two-handed used in . /ˈpɪtˌsɔː/ noun 1. a large saw formerly used for cutting logs into planks, operated by two men, one standing on top of the log and the other in a pit underneath it
noun 1. a method of sawing logs or timbers, as into boards, in which the piece to be cut is laid horizontally across a pit and cut by a saw operated vertically by two people, one above and one in the pit below the piece.
adjective 1. (of timber, esp formerly) sawn into planks by hand in a saw-pit
noun 1. any of various small oval-shaped homopterous insects of the family Asterolecaniidae, the female members of which have their bodies embedded in a waxy mass, as in the destructive Cerococcus quercus ((oak wax scale) or (oak scale)) or covered with a waxy film.