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.
noun 1. 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. 2. Informal. any brief stop, as during an automobile ride, so that one may eat, get a drink, use a rest room, etc. 3. a place where […]
[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
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/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.