Auto Racing. a stop in the pits during a race, in which a competing car receives gasoline, a change of tires, or other servicing or repair.
Informal. any brief stop, as during an automobile ride, so that one may eat, get a drink, use a rest room, etc.
a place where one makes such stops.
(motor racing) a brief stop made at a pit by a racing car for repairs, refuelling, etc
(informal) any stop made during a car journey for refreshment, rest, or refuelling
A stop so that people may go to the toilet: Pit stop. Head run
[fr the pit stops made by racing cars for service, repair, rest, etc; possible pun on piss stop]
[pit-uh] /ˈpɪt ə/ noun 1. any of several brilliantly colored, passerine birds of the family Pittidae, inhabiting dark, Old World, tropical forests. /ˈpɪtə/ noun 1. another name for pitta bread /ˈpɪtə/ noun 1. any of various small brightly coloured ground-dwelling tropical birds of the genus Pitta
- Pitta bread
/ˈpɪtə/ noun 1. a flat rounded slightly leavened bread, originally from the Middle East, with a hollow inside like a pocket, which can be filled with food Also called Arab bread, Greek bread
[pit-uh-kuh s] /ˈpɪt ə kəs/ noun 1. c650–570 b.c, democratic statesman and reformer from Mytilene.
[pit-ns] /ˈpɪt ns/ noun 1. a small amount or share. 2. a small allowance or sum, as of money for living expenses. 3. a scanty income or remuneration. /ˈpɪtəns/ noun 1. a small amount or portion, esp a meagre allowance of money n. c.1200, “pious donation to a religious house or order to provide extra […]